Attys Report Broad Support For Opioid MDL Negotiation Class

Law360 (December 3, 2019, 8:26 PM EST) -- Attorneys representing cities and counties suing the drug industry over the opioid crisis told the Ohio federal judge overseeing litigation late Monday that a novel negotiation class proposal aimed at striking a global deal has won strong support across the country.

As of Nov. 27, more than 98% of the roughly 34,500 communities comprising the class have chosen to stay in the class, based on the responses so far, with just 541 having said that they will opt out of the class, according to a report compiled by plaintiffs' attorneys. The opt-out requests came from cities and counties in 43 states...

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