Inside The Opioid MDL's Big Closed-Door Hearing

Law360 (February 1, 2018, 8:07 PM EST) -- Attorneys for local governments and drug companies traded divergent views of the opioid crisis this week at a closed-door hearing about settlement prospects in a colossal legal fight, sources told Law360.

The jousting occurred on Wednesday in Ohio federal court, where U.S. District Judge Dan Aaron Polster is presiding over multidistrict litigation targeting the nation's largest prescription opioid sellers. The all-day hearing was closed to the press and the public, but sources told Law360 that attorneys discussed ways to ease a deadly overdose epidemic and who’s responsible for it.

It’s been less than two months since the MDL officially began, and...

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