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Meet The Attys At The Opioid MDL's Negotiating Table

Law360, New York (February 20, 2018, 11:52 AM EST) -- The fate of multidistrict litigation over the opioid crisis now rests heavily with 18 elite attorneys who have been tasked with negotiating a settlement in the historic case.

The negotiators, who were chosen earlier this month, are split into two camps: seven attorneys representing local governments that allege grievous financial harm from the opioid crisis, and 11 attorneys representing opioid manufacturers and distributors. Their assignment is daunting: broker a quick and meaningful deal that earmarks money for health care and law enforcement, while also helping to...
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Case Title

In Re: National Prescription Opiate Litigation


Case Number

1:17-md-02804

Court

Ohio Northern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

Dan Aaron Polster (MDL 28

Date Filed

December 8, 2017

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