Opioids
Litigation Update: Developments in the Current Opioid Cases

Litigation Update: Developments in the Current Opioid Cases

In a major development in the ongoing opioid litigation involving the State of New York and Nassau and Suffolk counties, on September 9 defendant manufacturer Endo Pharmaceuticals settled for $50 million. Endo reached the settlement amidst allegations that the company...

Litigation Update: Latest Opioid Litigation Developments

Litigation Update: Latest Opioid Litigation Developments

There have been a number of developments on the opioid litigation front in the last week. Drugmaker Endo Pharmaceuticals and its lawyers from Arnold & Porter are battling allegations that they withheld damaging evidence from the parties by failing to respond to...

Opioid Litigation Update

Opioid Litigation Update

Opening statements in the sprawling opioids trial pursued by the state of New York and Nassau and Suffolk counties against seven defendant manufacturers and suppliers began on June 29 with four hours of presentations. The case is the first one involving opioids to be...

Opioid Litigation Update

Opioid Litigation Update

The first bellwether trial in the sprawling multidistrict opioid litigation began on May 3 in West Virginia federal court.  The plaintiffs in the trial, Cabell County and the city of Huntington, West Virginia, which many consider the epicenter of the opioid drug...

Litigation Update: Opioid MDL Developments

Litigation Update: Opioid MDL Developments

In response to motions opposing additional bellwether trials filed on March 26 and March 29 by the nations’ biggest pharmacy chains, Judge Aaron Dan Polster issued an order rejecting the objections and reaffirming his plan to schedule an additional five trials in the...