The Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled that the estate of a man who died from an overdose of fentanyl, obtained by a friend posing as a patient, cannot sue the pharmacy that filled the prescription.

In Albert v. Sheeley’s Drug Store, a three-judge appellate panel consisting of Judges Anne Lazarus, Victor Stabile and Alice Dubow affirmed the Lackawanna County court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant Sheeley’s Drug Store.

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