450 Tribes Demand A 'Seat At The Table' In Opioid MDL
Law360 (October 9, 2018, 8:14 PM EDT) -- Nearly 450 Native American and Alaskan Native tribes have collectively told an Ohio federal court why it is vital to have their own voice in multidistrict litigation tied to the opioid crisis, detailing a history of oppression by states, limited access to resources, and disproportionately high drug addiction and death rates.
The amicus brief submitted Friday by more than three-quarters of the nation's federally recognized tribal entities was a direct response to motions to dismiss the suit filed by opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies. However, the tribes said the point of the filing was to "look beyond this pleading skirmish ... to...
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