Los Angeles Doctor Is First U.S. Physician Convicted of Murder in Deaths Linked to Over-Prescribing
On Friday, a Los Angeles doctor -- Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng -- was convicted of second-degree murder after three of her patients overdosed on copious amounts of prescription medications she prescribed them. The case is the first time that a U.S. physician has been found guilty of murder over the inappropriate prescribing of drugs.
- "Doctor Convicted of 3 Patients' Overdose Deaths in Landmark Case" (Melley, AP/Miami Herald, 10/30).