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Another Twin Cities care provider caught stealing potent narcotic patch

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

December 14, 2014

Caretakers are supposed to be there to easy your loved one’s pain, not steal that relief from them. But that’s what several recent cases from Minnesota are showing: caretakers being caught using painkillers intended for patients and nursing home residents. Most recently, a staff member at Birchwood Arbors assisted living in Forest Lake stole a Fentanyl patch from one patient and is suspected to have stolen medication from two others, according to the Star-Tribune. And that’s the least grotesque of… Read More →