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Doc Linked To Insys Denies New Charges In Patient's Death

Law360 (April 18, 2019, 10:17 PM EDT) -- A doctor already under federal indictment in an alleged opioid kickback scheme with Insys Therapeutics Inc. pled not guilty Thursday afternoon to new charges that he prescribed "staggering quantities" of Oxycodone and fentanyl that killed a patient, federal prosecutors said.

At arraignment before Judge Alison J. Nathan in Manhattan federal court, Dr. Gordon Freedman denied he broke the law on 16 separate occasions when authorities say he overprescribed more than 230,000 Oxycodone pills and over 28 million micrograms of fentanyl spray to his patient between 2013 and 2017.

"When overprescribing deadly fentanyl for no legitimate medical purpose, it is just a matter...

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