The white collar crime attorneys at The Blanch Law Firm are knowledgeable and experienced in defending clients in prescription fraud cases. Prescription fraud defense is a complicated matter which should only be handled by white collar defense attorneys who are educated on prescription drug matters and knowledgeable of prescription drug law. The Blanch Law Firm prides itself on its knowledge of prescription and pharmaceutical issues and its experience in defending doctors, nurses, prescription drug users, pharmacists, laboratory technicians, manufacturers, and others healthcare industry professionals and companies.
All forms of healthcare fraud, including prescription fraud, have serious penalties on both the state and federal level. Prescription drug fraud is a felony, carries a minimum jail sentence of 5 years as well as thousands of dollars in fines. District Attorneys' Offices, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Drug Enforcement Administration, state attorneys general and other law enforcement agencies severely prosecute prescription fraud violators.
Violators are subject to jail time, fines, probation, rehabilitation and other penalties. This is a crime that can, and will, land any individual in prison. For example,
The daughter of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush was arrested on charges of trying to fill a fake prescription for the popular tranquilizer Xanax.
Even talk show host Rush Limbaugh had to go through proceedings related to prescription fraud.
When facing such criminal charges, having white collar crime attorneys with a sophisticated understanding of the law and healthcare related issues is vital.
The Blanch Law Firm defends clients in all areas of prescription fraud, including:
Stolen Prescription Pads
Prescriptions written for fictitious patients
Altering physician's prescription
Fraud by Pharmacists (i.e. billing for name brand drugs but giving out generic drugs)
Short Counting by Pharmacists
Defending a prescription drug fraud case can be complicate, because there are related crimes that the defendant may be charged with as well. Those related felonies include:
To speak with a white collar attorney about your prescription fraud defense concerns, Contact The Blanch Law Firm by calling 212-736-3900 to arrange an initial consultation.