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Prince's Family Files Lawsuit against Doctor who Prescribed Pain Pills

08/27/2018 12:00 AM EDT by WBLS Staff

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The family of the late Prince files a lawsuit against the doctor who prescribed his pain medications.

For those who don’t remember, the legendary singer passed away in April of 2016.

According to NBC News, the family of Prince accuses the doctor of not treating Prince for opiate addiction, which led to his death.

He passed away from an accidental overdose of fentanly, and the family believes Dr. Michael Schulenberg is partially to blame. The family claims that the doctors failed to treat his addiction. Also being sued is the hospital and Walgreens.

We’ll keep you posted as this story develops.