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Maryland opioid plaintiffs differ on choice of federal or state court

A handful of jurisdictions in Maryland have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors making substantially similar allegations but they have differed in their choice of forum, with some opting to file in state court and others filing federal actions. ...

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Md. local governments join litigation against opioid manufacturers

As local governments across Maryland combat the soaring cost of the opioid crisis, they’ve added a new strategy to their fight: litigation. Four Maryland counties — Anne Arundel, Cecil, Montgomery and Prince George’s — and Baltimore city have filed suit ...

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Montgomery County files federal opioid lawsuit alleging false marketing, racketeering

Montgomery County on Tuesday became the second Maryland jurisdiction to file a federal lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors, claiming the corporations intentionally misled doctors and the public about the dangers of the drugs and fueled the current epidemic. “It ...

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Baltimore joins jurisdictions suing opioid manufacturers

Baltimore City Solicitor Andre M. Davis filed suit Wednesday against opioid manufacturers and distributors, claiming deceptive marketing and misleading statements contributed to the addiction crisis which has hit the city particularly hard. Baltimore residents are more likely to die of ...

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