Settlement Aspirations Enter The Opioid MDL

Law360, New York (January 10, 2018, 5:22 PM EST) -- It has been just short of a year since the worst drug crisis in American history spread from the streets and the morgues of American cities, and infected courtroom dockets, where over 150 state and local governments, hospitals and labor unions have sued pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars spent to date addressing the opioid epidemic.

As of yesterday, two freight trains driving the opioid litigation appear on a collision course. The first engine is in the form of journalistic investigations...
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