West Virginia opioid epidemic News

West Virginia AG Says Johnson & Johnson, Teva Hid Opioid Risks in New Lawsuit

West Virginia’s top prosecutor filed suits Friday against the major opioid makers Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA for misrepresenting the risks of their painkilling drugs. The separate suits filed in Boone County, West Virginia, by Attorney General Patrick …

West Virginia Hospitals Seek Damages from Opioid Companies in New Lawsuit

Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country’s largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful painkillers and forced medical centers to deal with the financial repercussions. Nearly 30 West Virginia hospitals and 10 …