“California Doctor Convicted of Murder in Overdose Deaths”

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“A Los Angeles-area doctor was convicted of murder in a landmark case for killing three patients who overdosed on what a prosecutor called ‘crazy, outrageous amounts’ of painkillers she prescribed.” “You can’t hide behind a white lab coat and commit crimes,” Deputy District Attorney John Niedermann said. “Writing a prescription to someone knowing that they’re going to abuse it and potentially die was the theory of second-degree murder that we had.”

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  1. This is what we need to start seeing for psychiatrists who mislead clients that they have a brain disease called schizophrenia and need to take neuroleptics for life, without warning them of the risks of long-term use… these psychiatrists deserve prison sentences. And major fines. Only real harsh consequences will start to change the behavior of those who are profiting from the vulnerable and helpless.

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    • Yes BPDT, this needs to be just the beginning of these kinds of charges made against more and more doctors and Big Pharma executives throughout the world. The facts in this case are so obvious regarding harm done but it does set a legal precedent that could extend to other situations. Richard

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    • I agree. And now that the DSM disorders have been confessed to be scientifically “lacking in validity” it strikes me anyone utilizing them should be able to be sued for defamation of character. And now that the UN has confessed “forced psychiatric treatment is torture,” all doctors who have force treated people should be able to be sued.

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