This story, originally published by WTVF, appeared Jan. 11, 2018. Copyright 2018 WTVF. In the latest move in the war against opioid addiction in Tennessee, now five more District Attorneys General have filed suit against opioid manufacturers, saying they misled doctors into thinking their drugs weren’t addictive. View the full report in its original form here.
This story, originally published by WBIR, appeared Jan. 11, 2018. Copyright 2018 WBIR. They filed suit in Cumberland County on Wednesday that claims Purdue Pharma L.P. and its related companies knowingly participated in the illegal opioid market by directing the drugs to 19 Tennessee counties. Five more district attorneys general in Tennessee have filed a… [Read More]
This story, originally published by WZTV, appeared Jan. 11, 2018. Copyright 2018 WZTV. NASHVILLE, Tenn.–Five more Tennessee district attorneys general have filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies for knowingly participating in the illegal opioid market. Attorneys general from the state’s 13th, 16th, 17th, 22nd, and 31st Judicial Districts brings the total to 14 attorneys general… [Read More]
14 district attorneys general representing 47 counties now involved in fight against fraudulent marketing, criminal pill mills CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — The district attorneys general of Tennessee’s Thirteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Twenty-Second and Thirty-First Judicial Districts have jointly filed a lawsuit against prescription opioid producer Purdue Pharma L.P. and its related companies, along with Mallinckrodt LLC, Endo… [Read More]
This story, originally published by the Johnson City Press, appeared Jan. 10, 2018. Copyright 2018 Johnson City Press. The list of East Tennessee prosecutors seeking legal retribution against four pharmaceutical companies, accused of fraudulently marketing opioids, continues to grow. Fourth Judicial District Attorney General Jimmy Dunn, who represents Cocke, Grainger, Jefferson and Sevier counties, joined… [Read More]
This story, originally published by the Tennessean, appeared Jan. 10, 2018. Copyright 2018 Tennessean. Five top prosecutors from across Tennessee, including one covering Rutherford County, are suing prescription drug manufacturers, doctors and providers in the latest legal action taken to address the opioid epidemic in the state. The district attorneys general filed their 104-page… [Read More]