WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Drug Enforcement Administration has slashed oxycodone production quotas by almost 60% from the peak in 2013, including a 9% cut for this year, demonstrating the government’s firm control over narcotics distribution even as plaintiffs in opioid litigation blame pharmacies and drug distributors for causing addiction and overdose deaths by selling too many pills.
CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County student is suing the county school system and Kanawha County Schools Superintendent Ron Duerring after the student claims children are punished if they have special needs.
According to documents filed in the federal opioid litigation, Paul T. Farrell Jr. has left the Huntington law firm of Greene Ketchum. A Jan. 31 Notice of Change of Attorney Information lists Farrell’s new firm as Farrell Law, which is located in Huntington.
Recent advertising figures indicate the makers of the heartburn drug Zantac and its generic equivalents will soon be facing an onslaught of lawsuits, as personal injury lawyers have begun the process of rounding up clients.
CHARLESTON – The legal teams representing Huntington and Cabell County have a vastly different idea of how quickly they want their cases against the nation’s three largest opioid distribution companies to proceed.
CHARLESTON – A federal magistrate judge issued proposed findings and recommendations in a lawsuit that named both the Democratic National Party and Republican National Party and Facebook as defendants.