state and local opioid lawsuits News

Judge Sets Schedule for Opioid Lawsuits Against Drug Companies

A federal judge pushing for a settlement in lawsuits seeking to hold drug companies responsible for their roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Wednesday set an aggressive schedule that would have the first trial take place in March 2019. …

Tennessee AG: State, Local Opioid Suits Complicating Settlement Efforts

The Tennessee attorney general says lawsuits by local prosecutors over the opioid epidemic are complicating his efforts to reach a multistate settlement with drug companies. In response, the prosecutors, who represent about half of Tennessee’s counties, say local communities lose …