Meet the Plaintiffs Lawyers Signing on to Help Gov'ts Sue Big Pharma Over Opioid Epidemic

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A growing wave of plaintiffs lawyers are joining state and local governments in filing lawsuits against big pharmaceutical companies blaming them for the prescription opioid addiction epidemic and trying to recover taxpayer funds spent dealing with it.

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  • scollingwood

    Must we celebrate and applaud the jackals of the legal world and the scavengers (governments) that eat their scraps? Surely there is money to be extorted from companies (cheaper to settle than litigate forever, or worse, get hung with one Engles verdict), but let‘s not claim the money does much other than feed the litigation machine and take money away from the development of new drugs for other diseases.

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