Opioid Litigation Roundup: An Overview Of Major Cases

Law360, New York (October 20, 2017, 9:25 PM EDT) -- State attorneys general, a Native American tribe and individual consumers are among the chorus of plaintiffs who've brought lawsuits against drugmakers, pharmacies and distributors allegedly responsible for epidemic levels of opioid abuse. Here, Law360 gives an overview of major pending opioid cases and how far they've progressed.

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Several states hard hit by opioid abuse have sued leading drugmakers over their promotion of opioids, while a host of state AGs from Illinois, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Texas, Tennessee, Massachusetts and elsewhere are participating in a probe launched in...
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Case Title

The County Commission of McDowell County v. McKesson Corporation et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-00946

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

January 25, 2017


Case Title

The City of Huntington v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

3:17-cv-01362

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

February 23, 2017


Case Title

Cabell County Commission v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

3:17-cv-01665

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

March 9, 2017


Case Title

Kanawha County Commission v. Rite Aid of Maryland, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-01666

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

March 9, 2017


Case Title

Fayette County Commission v. Cardinal Health, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-01957

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

March 21, 2017


Case Title

Wayne County Commission v. Rite Aid of Maryland, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:17-cv-01962

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

March 21, 2017


Case Title

Boone County Commission v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-02028

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

March 27, 2017


Case Title

Logan County Commission v. Cardinal Health, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-02296

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

April 11, 2017


Case Title

Wyoming County Commission v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

5:17-cv-02311

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

April 12, 2017


Case Title

McKesson Corporation et al v. Hembree et al


Case Number

4:17-cv-00323

Court

Oklahoma Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Terence Kern

Date Filed

June 8, 2017


Case Title

The County Commission of Lincoln County v. West Virginia Board of Pharmacy et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-03366

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

June 22, 2017


Case Title

Livinggood v. West Virginia Board of Pharmacy et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-03369

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

June 22, 2017


Case Title

Sparks v. West Virginia Board of Pharmacy


Case Number

2:17-cv-03372

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

June 22, 2017


Case Title

Honaker v. West Virginia Board of Pharmacy et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-03364

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

June 22, 2017


Case Title

Lewis v. Purdue Pharma L.P. et al


Case Number

5:17-cv-05118

Court

Arkansas Western

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

Timothy L. Brooks

Date Filed

June 29, 2017


Case Title

Carlton et al v. West Virginia Board of Pharmacy et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-03532

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

July 6, 2017


Case Title

State of West Virginia et al v. McKesson Corporation


Case Number

2:17-cv-03555

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

July 7, 2017


Case Title

The County Commission of Mercer County v. West Virginia Board of Pharmacy


Case Number

1:17-cv-03716

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

July 28, 2017


Case Title

Barker v. West Virginia Board of Pharmacy et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-03715

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

David A. Faber

Date Filed

July 28, 2017


Case Title

Clermont County Board Of County Commissioners v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00662

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

July 28, 2017


Case Title

Belmont County Board of County Commissioners v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00663

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

July 28, 2017


Case Title

Brown County Board of County Commissioners v. Amerisourcebergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00664

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

July 28, 2017


Case Title

Vinton County Board of County Commissioners v. AmerisourceBergen Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00665

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

July 28, 2017


Case Title

Jackson County Board of County Commissioners v. Amerisourcebergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00680

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

August 2, 2017


Case Title

Scioto County Board of County Commissioners v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00682

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

August 3, 2017


Case Title

Ross County Board of County Commissioners v. Amerisourcebergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00704

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

August 11, 2017


Case Title

Birmingham, City of v. Amerisourcebergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-01360

Court

Alabama Northern

Nature of Suit

470(Racketeer/Corrupt Organization)

Judge

Magistrate Judge John E Ott

Date Filed

August 14, 2017


Case Title

City Of Cincinnati v. Amerisourcebergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00713

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

August 15, 2017


Case Title

City of Portsmouth v. Amerisourcebergen Drug Corporation et al


Case Number

2:17-cv-00723

Court

Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Edmund A. Sargus

Date Filed

August 16, 2017


Case Title

State of New Hampshire v. Purdue Pharma L.P. et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-00427

Court

New Hampshire

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

Paul J. Barbadoro

Date Filed

September 15, 2017

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