The AG claims Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals helped fuel the opioid epidemic by engaging in strategic campaigns to deceive prescribers and misrepresent the risks and benefits of opioid painkillers.
MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich partnered to form the Citizens for Effective Opioid Treatment with the purpose of pushing for opioid settlements to go toward hospitals instead of local or state governments.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is part of a coalition of 51 attorneys general and 12 phone companies that have reached an agreement that will result in the phone companies adopting eight principles to fight illegal robocalls.
WELLSBURG – A circuit judge has granted a temporary restraining order to a Brooke County man seeking to keep an energy company from using his property as a temporary workspace and from using underground pipelines it installed.
CHARLESTON – A South Charleston man is suing Lowe's over alleged defects in his new roof and the home improvement retailer's credit card financing agent who continues to collect payments despite the dispute over materials and labor.
CHARLESTON – Former Charleston gastroenterologist Steven Matulis already is serving time for first-degree sexual abuse of a former patient. But civil litigation against Matulis, Charleston Gastroenterology Associates and Charleston Area Medical Center continues.