Opioid Prescribing & Pain Management
We’re Committed To Making An Impact
Your Opioid Medical Legal Experts
Litigation involving opioids is on the rise. Deviations in medical & nursing standards of care often result in Medical Malpractice, Nursing Negligence, and Wrongful Death claims. At Affirm, our dedicated Opioid and Pain Management Team identifies adherences and deviations from standards of care, delivering insightful medical case analysis reports and opioid prescribing audits. We’re committed to making an impact, one case at a time.
Trusted Experts, Sound Advice
Over 564,000 people have died from opioid overdoses since 1999. The opioid epidemic continues to be a serious public health crisis across the nation, causing physical harm, psychological conditons, and chemical dependency.
With manufacturers and distributors understating the risks and overestimating the benefits, patients everywhere are being affected – from nursing homes to hospitals to family physician offices.
The opioid crisis significantly affects our economy including the healthcare system, public service agencies, and government services.
At Affirm, we’re committed to being a change agent, one case at a time.
Understand The Facts
Medical & Nursing Standards of Care
Medical Professionals are required to provide care based on nationally recognized standards of care. Our Opioid Medical Record Review, Case Analysis, and Prescribing Audits identify adherences and deviations from standards of care. We pinpoint the precise focus area of your case – quickly, accurately, and cost effectively – so you can decide how to proceed.
Opioid Case Analysis
Investigating Negligence & Malpractice
Registered Nurses and Prescribing Physicians are required to maintain complete and accurate medical records. Deviations in standards of care result in negligence and malpractice. Our direct clinical experience provides us with the essential knowledge to understand the drugs and the effects on the body – giving you the evidence-based information you need to successfully build your case.
Opioid Prescribing Audits
Accurate, Insightful, Impactful Evidence
Our Opioid Prescribing Audits dive deep into the areas that matter most to your case. With a focus on Standards of Care and regulatory compliance, we identify the exact evidence needed to confidently support or refute liability.
Informed Consent & Treatment Agreement
- History & Physical
- Laboratory Results
- Screening Assessments
- Description of Treatments (Type, Dose, Quantity, & Date)
- Medication Instructions (Risks & Benefits)
- Ongoing Monitoring
- Response to Treatment (Physical, Mental, Emotional)
- Consultations With Specialists
- Nursing Evidence of Medication Rights