Case: Opioid Prince

Arlington, Prince William, and Fauquier Counties join the fight against opioid industry in Virginia

April 5th, 2019

By: Rebecca Burnett WASHINGTON – Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP has taken on 24 cases from counties and cities in Virginia that are fighting back against the opioid epidemic. This week, Arlington County, Fauquier County, and Prince William County joined that list. Alexandria was the first about a year ago. Andrew Miller is the senior litigation […]

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Fauquier files opioid lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, 50 others

April 2nd, 2019

By Jill Palermo Times Staff Writer Fauquier and Prince William counties are joining 17 other Virginia jurisdictions in separate civil lawsuits seeking hundreds of millions in damages from Purdue Pharma and more than 50 other opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers for their part in the wide-ranging opioid-addiction crisis. Filed last week, the lawsuits […]

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County files lawsuit against firms that make opioids

April 1st, 2019

OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma and other defendants “have caused an opioid epidemic that has resulted in economic, social and emotional damage to tens of thousands of Americans throughout virtually every community in the United States,” the lawsuit alleges. “It is hitting us hard — our fire and rescue and the sheriff’s office. Maybe this will […]

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Board Takes Legal Action Against Opioid Manufacturers, Marketers and Distributors

March 29th, 2019

Prince William County, VA… On Wednesday, Prince William County filed a lawsuit in state court against more than 15 opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs, for their role in creating the health emergency caused by the overuse of prescription opioids. The defendants include manufacturers Purdue Pharma, Abbott Laboratories, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, […]

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