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Tennessee Physician Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Hydrocodone Distribution Resulting in Death

A Tennessee physician was sentenced today in the Western District of Tennessee to 20 years in prison for his unlawful prescribing of opioids that caused the death of one of his patients.


Action Details

  • Date:October 19, 2021
  • Agency:U.S. Department of Justice
  • Enforcement Types:
    • Criminal and Civil Actions