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Mom who overdosed girl can sue for distress (access required)

A mother who used an allegedly mislabeled prescription pain medicine to accidentally overdose her young daughter can sue the pharmacy for intentional infliction of emotional distress, a Danville federal court has ruled. The mother’s emotional distress claim survived a motion to dismiss, even with­out a record of visits to a physician or a mental health provider. Under ...

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