By Emily Field and Jeff Overley (December 30, 2021, 3:14 PM EST) -- A New York jury on Thursday found that Teva Pharmaceuticals contributed to a crisis of opioid abuse in the Empire State, but also placed a small portion of the blame for the epidemic on the state.
It's the second verdict from a jury in the nationwide wave of opioid crisis litigation that has generated several bench trials. The jury found that Teva was responsible for creating a public nuisance in Suffolk and Nassau counties, which had tried their case alongside the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James alleging that the drugmaker created an oversupply of opioids.
The jury said...
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