Opioid News

JPML APPROVES “OPIATE PRESCRIPTION MDL 2804” AGAINST OPIOID MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS The UNITED STATES JUDICIAL PANEL ON MULTIDISTRICT LITIGATION  has formally approved the“NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION OPIATE LITIGATION, MDL No. 2804″ on December 5, 2017.      Assigned to Judge Daniel Polster, US District Court Northern District of Ohio, who will oversee the litigation related to manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sales practices of prescription opioid drugs by Big Pharma drug… Read More
California Appeals Court Denies Insurance Coverage For Opioid Drug Makers Defense: Will other insurers say no to opioid coverage?
California Appeals Court Denies Insurance Coverage For Opioid Drug Makers Defense: Will other insurers say no to opioid coverage? “Profits over Patients Continues” Mark York (November 15, 2017) Mass Tort Nexus (MASS TORT NEXUS)  On November 6, 2017 California’s Court of Appeals, Fourth Appellate District, ruled that Travelers Property Casualty does not have a duty to defend or indemnify Watson Pharmaceuticals (Activis, Inc), in a long running opioid related lawsuit based in Orange County… Read More