CHARLESTON – Lawsuits filed by Chapmanville Mayor Raaimie Barker and the Mercer County Commission against the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy and multiple drug distributors have been removed to federal court.
Covington & Burling News
CHARLESTON – Four lawsuits against drug distributors for allegedly contributing to the opiate epidemic have been removed to federal court. The lawsuits were filed by Mayor Charles Sparks, on behalf of the town of Kermit; Mayor Vivian Livinggood, on behalf of the town of Gilbert; Mayor Reba Honaker, on behalf of the city of Welch; and the Lincoln County Commission.
HUNTINGTON – The drug distributors alleged to have caused the opioid epidemic in West Virginia are asking for the Huntington lawsuit against them to be removed to federal court.
CHARLESTON – District Judge Thomas E. Johnston has ruled that a lawsuit involving the Medicaid Title XIX Intellectual/Developmental Disability Waiver program can proceed as a class action lawsuit.