In Re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL 2804 (N.D. Ohio)
A national public health crisis long before the pandemic, opioid abuse and overuse has shattered lives, families, and communities. While manufacturers downplayed risks, wholesalers and dispensers neglected duties to track orders; they all profited enormously. Wagstaff & Cartmell is deep in the trenches of the national opioid MDL, representing counties, cities, and individuals in claims seeking to hold Big Pharma accountable.
About The Case
The Wagstaff & Cartmell team is involved in this prescription opiate litigation MDL.
Ty Hudson worked with a team of lawyers to help prosecute the case against prescription drug distributors in the initial MDL bellwether cases, which resulted in settlements totaling more than $260 million. The next phase of the litigation is on-going.
Eric D. Barton is representing dozens of county and city governments in Kansas, Missouri, Virginia, Florida, and Mississippi in lawsuits against manufacturers and distributors of opioid pain medications seeking recoveries of damages arising from the nationwide opioid addiction crisis.