Kentucky AG Sues Endo For Alleged Role In Opioid Crisis

Law360, New York (November 6, 2017, 6:27 PM EST) -- Endo Health Solutions Inc. has violated Kentucky law by misrepresenting the safety of the company's opioids to drive sales, contributing to almost 200 local deaths with its Opana ER drug, the state attorney general alleged in a suit filed Monday.

Kentucky AG Andy Beshear alleges in state court that Endo marketed opioids initially developed for short-term pain to a wider swath of patients with longer-term, minor pain in an effort to increase the drugmaker's revenue. Endo consequently helped further a drug epidemic that took the lives...
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