Navigation Links
DEA Will Play Hardball in Investigating Michael Jackson's Doctors
Date:7/2/2009

NEW YORK, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "If recent reports of DEA intervention are accurate, Michael Jackson's doctors will face intense scrutiny from the DEA's Diversion unit, and it won't end there. The pharmacists who filled Mr. Jackson's prescriptions will also be under the microscope as will everyone whose name is associated with any of Jackson's prescriptions," said attorney Patrick A. Mullin.

Mr. Mullin won full federal jury acquittal at trial on a 10 count indictment in a reported case brought by the DEA's Diversion Unit against a New York City doctor - a very rare result. The charges in that case are likely to be similar to the charges many of Mr. Jackson's doctors may ultimately face, including dispensing medication without legitimate medical purpose and prescribing in a manner inconsistent with accepted medical practice.

Mr. Mullin warns that any physician convicted of federal criminal prescribing abuses could face extensive incarceration for each count of conviction, the loss of his or her DEA license to prescribe controlled substances, and significant financial penalties. Mr. Mullin is a federal sentencing specialist, and has argued before the United States Supreme Court on a federal sentencing issue. He also serves in an advisory role to the United States Sentencing Commission.

"The DEA's Diversion Unit, which specializes in investigating doctors and pharmacists, among others, brings extensive resources and experience to this probe. They are tenacious, aggressive and extremely thorough. They will examine every element of this case relating to prescription and other drugs, including the records of the doctors whose names are associated with Mr. Jackson, whether identified on prescription bottles, through pharmacies, or other sources. Pharmacists are also at risk for investigation into their practices, and may soon see DEA agents at their doorsteps," said Mr. Mullin.

Attorney Patrick A. Mullin concentrates in federal criminal defense and complex tax defense matters. He has argued before the United States Supreme Court on a federal sentencing issue and serves in an advisory role to the United States Sentencing Commission. He is admitted to practice in numerous federal district and circuit courts across the country and is a practicing member of the New York, New Jersey and Washington, DC, bars. Mr. Mullin writes and lectures on federal criminal defense, tax defense, federal sentencing, mandatory minimums and related issues.

www.MullinDefense.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Patrick A. Mullin, Esq.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Forensic Expert Investigating Chinese Drywall Issue
2. FDA Investigating Salmonella-Tainted Pistachios
3. Investigating a community where smoking rates are double the national average
4. Investigating causes of asthma attacks: New sensor system monitors environmental exposure
5. Micromet Receives Regulatory Approval to Conduct a Phase 2 Clinical Trial Investigating MT103 (MEDI-538) in Patients with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
6. Consumer Specialty Products Association Responds to European Study Investigating Spray Products and Asthma
7. UT Southwestern investigating hypothermic technique in treating pediatric head injuries
8. Media Alert: Questions Remain in Michael Jackson Autopsy - College of American Pathologists Has Forensic Pathologist Available to Answer Reporter Questions
9. Michael Reitermann to Head Siemens Healthcare U.S. Organization
10. Jillian Michaels, Americas Toughest Trainer, Announces New Line of Weight-Loss Supplements
11. Michael Jackson Get the Medical Facts Behind the Headlines at CelebrityDiagnosis.com
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... ... Coast Dental has a new way to help parents keep their children's ... Yvonne Dorrian, DMD, is hosting a free seminar on Friday, February 19 from 2 ... 1207 North Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree City. Dr. Dorrian will have healthy snacks, activities, ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... York, NY (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... are too much to handle, you are not alone. According to the Center for ... include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... helped raise $792,000 to help combat pancreatic cancer. , Gary D. Radine, who recently ... who also was the American Cancer Society’s 2015 CEO of the Year , ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... February 08, 2016 , ... Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s longest ... and 700 companies. Attendees also get to see the most incredible gardens and ... Home Show , at the Colorado Convention Center - 700 14th St. Denver CO, ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , ... February 08, 2016 , ... Guruji Mahendra Kumar ... 10th and 11th, 2016 in honor of his birthday on February 10th. During ... Mahendra Trivedi is known by over 250,000 people from over 40 different countries ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/8/2016)...  The University of Michigan Health System in ... part of the development of four new operating rooms, ... the U.S. to start using new top-of-the-line neurosurgical imaging ... of neurosurgery. --> Karin Muraszko , ... The BrightMatter technology from Synaptive Medical – a highly ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... 2016  Aoxing Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AXN) today ... ended December 31, 2015, the Company achieved revenue of $8,195,839, ... same quarter in fiscal 2015. --> ... fiscal year 2016 was $2,068,635, or $.03 per share, up ... share, in the Q2 of fiscal year 2015. Gross margin ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , Feb. 8, 2016 ... the addition of the "Label-Free Detection ... Forecasts to 2020" report to their ... announced the addition of the "Label-Free ... Global Forecasts to 2020" report to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: