Health Care Professionals

May 13, 2022

Doctor innocent after murder trial permanently loses license

What You Need To Know. A jury found a former Columbus-area doctor accused of killing 14 people by ordering excessive doses of fentanyl not guilty in April. William Husel faced 14 counts of murder, which alleged he used the excessive doses on purpose to speed up the deaths of patients. He could still practice in other states
May 4, 2022

Nurse, Dentist, Doctors, Charged With Drug Distribution

More than a dozen medical professionals have been charged with illegal distribution of painkillers.
April 21, 2022

How case against ex-doctor William Husel, accused in fentanyl deaths, fell apart

A two-month trial in Ohio included 53 witnesses for the prosecution, which had the burden of showing that Husel intended to murder 14 patients with high doses of painkillers.
May 4, 2022

Justice Department Announces Enforcement Action Charging 12 Medical Professionals with Opioid Distribution Offenses

Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid (ARPO) Strike Force Combats Unlawful Prescribing Amidst Continuing Opioid Epidemic
May 5, 2022

Multi-State Opioid Crackdown Nets Indictment Against 7 Physicians

Seven physicians were among 12 medical professionals charged today by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) with opioid distribution offenses.
May 4, 2022

Some medical professionals operate 'no different than drug dealers' says Ohio U.S. attorney

The U.S. Justice Department is making good on a promise from its Appalachian Regional Prescription Opioid (ARPO) strike force to continually seek out and prosecute people illegally distributing opioids.
May 4, 2022

2 central Ohio doctors among 14 medical professionals charged with drug distribution

The two central Ohio doctors, Eskender Getachew and Charles Kistler, are both charged with unlawful distribution of controlled substances.
May 4, 2022

McDowell County man part of federal indictment regarding distribution of opioids

CINCINNATI, Oh. — Federal charges have been filed against more than a dozen people in seven states, including a West Virginia man, for the alleged distribution of opioids.