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Madison County doctor sued over opioid prescriptions

(Source: WAFF) (Source: WAFF)

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a doctor and pharmacy for allegedly overprescribing opioids.

The lawsuit filed in Madison County by the estate of Felicia Ann Kelly alleges that Dr. Celia Lloyd-Turney prescribed or dispensed controlled substances, including opioids and benzodiazepines, to Kelley for no legitimate medical purpose.

The suit also alleges that Lloyd-Turney prescribed at least 3,645 tablets of oxycodone between May 9, 2012 and April 2016.

It also alleges that during the last two and a half months of Kelly's life, the doctor prescribed at least 582 tablets of oxycodone to Kelly in addition to other prescriptions for benzodiazepines.

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