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Asked on: 7/18/13, 2:04 pm

I'm afraid I may have accidentally dropped a pill. I searched for it, but couldn't find it. If a child accidentally ingested it and became ill or died, could I be prosecuted?

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Answered on: 7/18/13, 2:23 pm by Edward Hoffman

Probably not, unless it appears you did it deliberately or at least recklessly. But you could be sued civilly.

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