Many people take and sell prescription medication legally. However, charges arise in a number of instances, such as a pharmacist making an error or someone struggling with an addiction to pain medication even though they no longer have a prescription. These charges not only bring on a lot of stress and financial concerns, but they have the potential to derail one’s career and turn other aspects of life upside down. Whether you work in the medical field or any other industry, these charges will likely threaten your career in various ways.

Sometimes, people are out of work in the wake of prescription drug charges. Their reputation is tarnished and the company they work for decides to let them go. Unfortunately, these charges create long-term career hurdles for many people as well. Some are unable to ever find fulfilling work within a certain field, while others have a much harder time during their job hunt as a result of their record. Often, when career problems come up, financial issues are also present. The emotional toll of a prescription drug case, combined with problems in one’s career, is significant.

For these reasons, handling prescription drug charges correctly is imperative. Our law office sees many of these cases and we fully realize what is at stake. It is also important for those facing charges to realize how the outcome of a case will impact their future. Some people assume that prescription drug cases are not as serious as those involving hard street drugs such as heroin or cocaine, but this is not always true. Our drug-related offenses section offers more.