From Opioids to Guns: Cities, Counties Step Up Civil Suits

By Peter Hayes and Steven M. Sellers Rutherford County, Tenn., faces a major public health problem. So like more than 400 other U.S. counties and cities facing health-care, emergency-response, and other costs tied to the opioid crisis, Rutherford is taking matters into its own hands. With some help, that is, from some seriously big hired guns. The county [...]