CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has filed suit against Johnson & Johnson and subsidiaries alleging the companies engaged in unlawful, unfair and deceptive marketing practices associated with their surgical mesh devices.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection, as expected, setting off an expensive process the company says is the only way to “bring order to the unrelenting chaos” of “piecemeal litigation” against it.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a group of officials from 20 states in supporting the Trump Administration’s pro-coal, Affordable Clean Energy rule as it faces a challenge in court by Democrat attorneys general.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is praising the Trump administration’s decision to repeal the Waters of the United States rule, which the Attorney General has previously characterized as an unlawful power grab from the Obama era.
CHARLESTON — The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia believes state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is on "the wrong side of history" for siding with an employer in a case filed by LGBTQ individuals, but Morrisey stresses he is fighting against judicial overreach.
NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) - A state judge in Oklahoma has blamed Johnson & Johnson for the state's opioid crisis and ordered it to pay $572 million in damages, extending public nuisance law beyond its traditional boundaries into what may become an all-purpose tool for government lawsuits against product manufacturers.
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.
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.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a 16-state group urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that halted construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Morrisey says that decision could unnecessarily block pipeline construction and impede economic growth nationwide.
CHARLESTON – A bipartisan House of Delegates group has asked Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to hold funds from the recent McKesson Corporation drug settlement so the money can be appropriated by the Legislature to combat the state’s drug epidemic. A Morrisey spokesman said that is the office's plan.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced his disability fraud partnership generated $2.24 million in projected savings from April through June, which is the most of any quarter since it began.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office says consumers affected by the Equifax data breach now can file claims as part of a $425 million consumer restitution fund. Eligible consumers must submit restitution claims online or by mail before Jan. 22, 2020.