More than 600 communities including around 30 from West Virginia are involved in a group of lawsuits against drug manufacturers and distributors as well as pharmacies regarding the opioid crisis.
US District Judge Dan Polster of the Northern District of Ohio is presiding.
According to co-lead counsel Joe Rice, the issue affects a wide range of communities, but they all share one common issue…
According to co-lead counsel Joe Rice, Polster has the issue on two separate tracks: litigation and resolution.
The first trial date is set for March 2019.