60+ Ivermectin Lawsuits as Courts Become Battlefield: Hospital Administrations Against Patients

60+ Ivermectin Lawsuits as Courts Become Battlefield: Hospital Administrations Against Patients

At least 14 lawsuits are ongoing in the State of New York alone to compel hospitals in that state to administer ivermectin to severely ill COVID-19 patients. A total of 60 lawsuits involving demands for ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19 have been handled by one law firm alone. TrialSite has followed many of these lawsuits, including an interview with the partner of a leading law firm leading the legal charge—the Law Office of Ralph Lorigo. While federal regulators don’t recommend off-label use of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved antiparasitic drug, that doesn’t translate to a legal ban on physicians doing so. Traditionally, physicians had the discretion to take an off-label drug and, if in their best professional judgment and assuming appropriate disclosure and approval by the patient, prescribe off-label to address a particular problem. However, with a concerted effort to tarnish the name of this drug used by billions primarily in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) over the last four decades—with very few safety issues—a concerted peer pressure to stop doctors and pharmacies from prescribing also leads to hospitals refusing to use the ...

Note:  If you need assistance with your subscription or would like to discuss a corporate subscription for more than 10 employees please contact us or use the chat (bottom right).

Personal
$5 / Month
Individuals at home that are reading our content for personal health care or other non-professional reasons.
Like a Starbucks a month
Personal - Single Payment
$50 for 1 Year
Individuals - reading for personal reasons who prefer to pay for one year in advance with no recurring billing.
18% discount to monthly
Professional
$12 / Month
Professionals from the healthcare industry who are subscribing on behalf of their company for work reasons.
Way better than coffee