The lead lawyer, Paul T. Farrell, Jr. has not agreed to the offer. “West Virginia fully supports the national settlement on behalf of every other state,” said Mr. Farrell, who represents numerous West Virginia small governments. “It’s just not good enough for us.”
The purpose of this phase of discovery is to allow the defendants to hear first-hand the impact on public health and the safety of our community.
Paul Farrell, Jr. is widely recognized by his peers as a pioneer and authority on the diversion claims directed against the opiate prescription drug manufacturers, distributors and dispensers.
Supply side economics is premised on the idea that “supply creates it own demand.” This certainly holds true for prescription opioids.
Our mission in the opioid litigation was to bring transparency to the volume of prescription opiates sold into our communities across the country.
This article was originally published in The Tribune.
West Virginia communities seeking a $1.25 billion settlement with the opioid industry are set to go on trial against the companies in late August
This article was originally published in KOB4 Eyewitness News.
West Virginia communities seeking a $1.25 billion settlement with the opioid industry are set to go on trial against the companies in late August, a federal judge said Thursday.
This article was originally published in Bloomberg Law.