Prescription Fraud


Chicago Prescription Fraud Lawyer

 

Defense for Fraudulently Obtaining Prescription Drugs

 

Prescription drug charges are not uncommon in our modern society, especially since celebrities, including actors and sports stars, have had their names linked to the offense. A key type of drug crime related to prescription medication is prescription fraud. The addictive power of painkillers and appeal of mind-altering drugs such as anti-depressants have made prescription fraud and related offenses increasingly common.

 

At our Chicago criminal defense law firm, we offer experienced defense counsel to clients throughout the area who have been charged with prescription fraud or who have been accused of any type of prescription drug crime. We are former prosecutors and experienced defense lawyers who have thousands of cases under our belts. We are familiar with facing off against even the most aggressive prosecutors and law enforcement investigators in cases related to:

 

  • Altering a prescription
  • Impersonating medical personnel
  • Using a forged prescription
  • Theft of prescription drugs
  • Doctor shopping (seeing multiple doctors for the same prescription)
  • Stealing blank prescription slips
  • Unlawfully selling or distributing prescription medication
  • Unlawful possession of a prescription drug

 

Chicago Prescription Drug Crime Attorney

 

Although prescription fraud is a very serious offense, courts may be more forgiving when the act was committed in an attempt to subdue chronic pain or medical issues. Many times those charged with prescription fraud are facing their first criminal charge and this could be an advantage in the case.

 

Our firm has many years of experience in handling cases such as this and is known for innovative and tenacious defense of our clients, even under the most challenging circumstances. You can be sure that when you enlist the assistance of a Chicago criminal defense lawyer from our firm, your case will be given the attention it deserves. Based on the circumstances surrounding your specific case, an aggressive defense case will be constructed best suited for your needs.

 

Contact a Chicago prescription fraud attorney if you are facing criminal charges for prescription fraud.

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