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Norton sues drug makers, distributors over opioid crisis

October 26th, 2018

JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR The city of Norton has filed suit demanding millions of dollars in damages from opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers for creating a public health emergency. A Wednesday press release announced separate lawsuits filed on behalf of Norton and of Lee County. The city and county join the commonwealth […]

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Lee County and the City of Norton Join the Fight Against the Opioid Industry: Lawsuits Allege Defendants’ Illegal Practices Devastated SW Virginia Communities

October 23rd, 2018

Source: Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP LEE COUNTY, Va., Oct. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lee County, Virginia, and the City of Norton, Virginia, represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C., and The Cicala Law Firm PLLC today initiated legal action against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) for their role […]

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Lee County, Norton file lawsuits against opioid makers

October 23rd, 2018

Lurah Spell | Bristol Herald Courier Lee County and Norton in Virginia filed identical multimillion-dollar lawsuits against dozens of opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers for their roles in creating an opioid public health emergency. Lee County is seeking $40 million plus $350,000 per defendant in punitive damages. Norton is seeking $15 million plus […]

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