MONTANA SUES DRUG DISTRIBUTORS OVER OPIOID SHIPMENTS

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana has filed a lawsuit against the two leading drug distributors in the state, saying they failed to monitor and report excessive opioid shipments to Montana pharmacies, worsening the opioid epidemic. Attorney General Tim Fox announced Monday the state was suing McKesson Corporation and Cardinal Health Inc., alleging they breached their... Continue Reading →

Lake County prepares to sue opioid makers

Lake County is poised to join a national wave of lawsuits against the makers of opioid-based painkillers.   The county commissioners have retained a group of Texas- and Montana-based law firms to represent them in a lawsuit against several drug manufacturers. This step links Lake County to hundreds of other local governments who charge the... Continue Reading →

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