The family of Janice Cromar filed a lawsuit in New Jersey against the makers of the Duragesic Patch. This lawsuit alleges that Mrs. Cromar used one of the defective Duragesic patches in recalled lot 0327192:
The lawsuit further alleges that “many hundreds” of people have died each year from leaking Duragesic fentanyl patches. Once all of the fentanyl litigation is over, perhaps we’ll have an accurate tally of the number of deaths caused by defective patches.
If you’d like to read this Duragesic lawsuit, you may download it here in PDF format.