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"Law & Order" Prescription for Death (TV Episode 1990) - Plot Summary Poster

(TV Series)

(1990)

Plot Summary

  • Detectives Max Greevy and Mike Logan investigate the death of teenager Suzanne Morton in a hospital emergency room after her father files a complaint saying she was murdered there. She had gone to the hospital to have her prescription for antibiotics refilled and was dead a few hours later. All of the doctor's in the case are tight-lipped about what happened but when the detectives find that part of the girl's chart was erased with white-out, they come to believe that someone is covering up. Their investigation leads them to the hospital's Chief of Medicine, Dr. Edward Auster, an eminent cardiologist who had been drinking heavily at a reception just before going into the ER. The challenge for Executive ADA Stone is to mount a case against someone with his sterling reputation and prove that he has a problem with alcohol.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Greevey and Logan discover that a hospital is covering up an emergency room physician's mistake which results in a patient's death. They later find out that the doctor may have also been drunk at the time.

    - Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com

Synopsis

This is the first regular episode* of the first season, which introduces the viewer to the Homicide Squad of New Yorks 27th Police Precinct; the District Attorney...

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