Case: Opioid WA

Pittsylvania County hires law firm to file suit against opioid manufacturers

September 19th, 2018

Halle Parker CHATHAM — After exiting closed session, the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to hire a law firm to file a lawsuit against drug manufacturers in pursuit of damages for the opioid epidemic on Tuesday night. The county hired Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP — a national public interest law firm — and […]

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Washington County Joins the Fight Against the Opioid Industry: Lawsuit Alleges Defendants’ Illegal Practices Devastated SW Virginia County

August 6th, 2018

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Washington County, 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 in creating the public health emergency caused by prescription opioids. Washington County filed the […]

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Officials file $50M lawsuit against opioid companies

August 6th, 2018

BY LURAH SPELL | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER Washington County has filed a $50 million state lawsuit accusing 19 prescription opioid manufacturers, distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers and their related companies of creating a public health emergency in the Virginia county. The county is being represented by Sanford Heisler Sharp, Kaufman & Canoles and The Cicala […]

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