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Maryland counties, cities sue McKinsey over opioid marketing

Several Maryland counties and cities have filed a new lawsuit against McKinsey & Company, alleging that the consulting firm conspired with Purdue Pharma to fraudulently market opioid painkillers. The complaint includes Allegany, Washington, St. Mary’s and Cecil counties and the ...

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Big question in opioid suits: How to divide any settlement

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

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

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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