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More Mass. Communities Are Planning To Sue Big Pharma For The Opioid Crisis

The list of Massachusetts communities suing big drug companies over the opioid epidemic is growing. The lawsuits name drug companies and opioid distributors, alleging they did not properly monitor prescription painkillers flooding communities. Unlike legal action at the state level, these suits would seek damages that would go directly to the communities that sign on, [...]

By | 2017-12-14T15:19:29+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Litigation|0 Comments

Greenfield joins class-action lawsuit against 3 pharmaceutical distributors over opioid crisis

GREENFIELD -- The town is joining a class-action lawsuit against three major pharmaceutical companies in an attempt to recoup costs associated with a spike in drug overdoses in recent years, according to Mayor William Martin. The lawsuit names three companies, identified as "the big three," as defendants: McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health, and AmerisourceBergen. The lawsuit was [...]

By | 2017-12-14T15:20:02+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Litigation|0 Comments

Town of Greenfield Joins Lawsuit Against Opioid Distributors

The Town of Greenfield is the newest signatory to a class-action lawsuit against the three largest opioid pharmaceutical distributors (the “Big Three”), McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health, and AmerisourceBergen. Spearheaded by the leadership of Greenfield Mayor William F. Martin, the lawsuit is being filed by Levin Papantonio of Pensacola, FL.and Sweeney Merrigan Law of Boston, and [...]

By | 2017-12-14T15:18:38+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Litigation|0 Comments

FOCUS: Franklin County joins lawsuit against pharmaceutical giants for their part in deadly opioid epidemic

By passing a resolution to join a lawsuit against three of the largest wholesale drug distributors in the country, Franklin County joins a growing number of local governments suing pharmaceutical giants for their part in the deadly opioid epidemic. The lawsuit, filed in federal court, accuses Cardinal Health Inc., AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. and McKesson Corp., [...]

By | 2017-12-14T15:16:27+00:00 August 26th, 2017|Litigation|0 Comments