Pharmaceutical malpractice is an often overlooked area of law, but one that deserves focus and examination. According to statistics, there were four billion - and counting - prescriptions filled at pharmacies in the United States last year. With the omnipresent direct-to-consumer pharmaceutical advertising and the overprescribing of medications, these numbers should only increase. And, with the increase in the dispensing of medication, there will unfortunately be an increase in the attendant malpractice. This course, led by attorney Jason T. Brown, is a discussion of this growing area of law, complete with practice tips and foundational theory.
I. Understand history of pharmacists
II. Distinguish the functions of the pharmacist versus the prescriber
III. Recognize the different types of pharmaceutical negligence
IV. Select a case and understand the expense of litigation
V. Apply practical litigation tips
VI. Identify trends in pharmaceutical litigation
Jason T. Brown is a seasoned attorney who served as a Special Agent and Legal Advisor for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Brown is renowned nationwide for his legal acumen and has been bestowed many honors including Martindale Hubbell AV+preeminent. Mr. Brown has tried complex State and Federal lawsuits to verdict and has obtained settlements and judgments for the maximum relief allowed by law. He has been appointed Lead Counsel in class actions nationwide and has been and continues to be a pioneer in complex litigation such as qui tam (whistleblower rights), class actions and mass torts, blending solid foundational legal theory and practice with innovative, acrobatic, and tenacious strategy yielding remarkable results.
Really good course
Excellent and wonderful use of film, other concrete examples. Broad concepts plus key cases, and pithy “what next?” examples. Truly fine work.
Very interesting subject. Clever tie-in to the movie.
Terrific presentation one of the better cles
Great presentation - very interesting and informative.
Excellent analogy and great presentation skills!
Great presentation, excellent speaker.
Lecturer is obviously interested in his topic, which makes a difference, and employs anecdotes
Very interesting presentation.
Very informative and stellar presentation.
I liked the use of examples from case law.
Excellent course, it was very enjoyable to listen to and very informative.
Fact filled and entertaining. Good lawyer.
Good use of specific examples.
Very informative. I will definitely talk to my pharmacist more often. Thank you Jason.
Very good presentation!
One of the most interesting, informative and entertaining lectures from Lawline. Seemed to be a Whirlwind approach for the last half. I would have enjoyed hearing more about the topics discussed.
Extremely good presentation. Good substance i. Speaker as good as I've seen
I have practiced law for 35+ years and this is one of best CLEs I have heard.
Good presentation and materials.
Excellent speaker and he should do further cle's on elder care and drug prescribing issues. Very impressed.
Good course. Very informative. Could easily be longer.
Best presentation yet!
I thought the speaker had a great presentation style and made the topic interesting and fun.
My favorite CLE since I started taking CLE in 1999! This guy presented so well. His references were so engaging. His sense of humor was on point. I learned quite a bit!
presentation was excellent consider using him for all your courses, he was eloquent concise and clear
Excellent overview and presentation.
entertaining nice use of movies
Excellent presentation and fascinating material
Highly informative, speaker had a good grasp on concepts and understanding on what goes on in a pharmacy and where a cause of action may be seen. Also, his jokes kept me entertained and engaged.