We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Opioid MDL Attys Clash With DEA Over Drug Data

Law360 (February 23, 2018, 5:58 PM EST) -- Attorneys targeting drug manufacturers and distributors in multidistrict litigation over the opioid crisis are clashing with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration regarding access to vast amounts of government data on painkiller sales, according to filings in Ohio federal court on Friday.

The showdown was described in status reports submitted by the DEA and attorneys for local governments that are suing drug companies over allegedly reckless opioid sales. At issue is the extent to which the attorneys can access a federal database known as ARCOS that contains...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

In Re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation

Case Number



Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other


Dan Aaron Polster (MDL 28

Date Filed

December 8, 2017

Law Firms

Government Agencies

Judge Analytics

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.