As Courts See Local Flood of Opioid Lawsuits, Litigation Strategies Can Vary By State

In Arkansas and other states, city and county associations have led a full-out charge against the pharmaceutical industry.

There’s no doubt that there are many state and local governments currently bringing lawsuits against drug manufacturers and distributors in hopes of seeking damages related to the opioid abuse epidemic. There are so many that it’s sometimes hard to track—the newest group of local governments, including 30 counties in California and communities in southwestern Virginia and Wyoming, filed suits last week.

Source: As Courts See Local Flood of Opioid Lawsuits, Litigation Strategies Can Vary By State – Route Fifty