Can an addict who is now in recovery file a lawsuit against the doctor who kept writing her prescriptions for oxycodone.
the addict was clean 5 years when she "fell off the wagon". she heard about this doctor in town ,who is part of his own families practice, who easily will write prescriptions for oxycodone and Percocet. all she had to do was tell him she has pain. after many visits they would be referred to his brother for pain management and more drugs. last week the doctor was arrested for illegally prescribing drugs. google "jack Manzella of Jim Thorpe Pa. I just want to know if he can be held accountable through a lawsuit for his role in continuously supplying the drugs.