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Tag Archives: opioid litigation

Big question in opioid suits: How to divide any settlement (access required)

The roughly 2,000 state and local governments suing the drug industry over the deadly opioid crisis have yet to see any verdicts or reach any big national settlements but are already tussling with each other over how to divide any ...

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Opioid defendants seek consolidation of Anne Arundel, Baltimore litigation (access required)

The pharmaceutical defendants in two state-court lawsuits over their alleged role in Maryland’s opioid epidemic are seeking to transfer one case from Anne Arundel County to Baltimore for coordinated pretrial proceedings.

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Md. opioid plaintiffs seek remand of cases to local circuit courts (access required)

Maryland jurisdictions suing opioid manufacturers in state court are fighting to stay there as defendants file motions to remove to federal court, where cases are being consolidated in multi-district litigation in Ohio. A handful of Maryland counties have sued the ...

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