fbpx
Drug Safety

Supreme Court to Decide if Big Pharma Can be Sued as Drug Dealers

Drug makers are pushing the Tennessee Supreme Court to block a move by state prosecutors to hold Big Pharma financially accountable for the opioid epidemic, Knox News has learned.

Tennessee’s high court has now agreed to consider whether the state’s district attorneys general can sue opioid makers Endo Pharmaceuticals, Purdue Pharma, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceuticals using a law targeting drug dealers, according to an order made public Tuesday.

The high court is also allowing a coalition of corporate and insurance attorneys representing big business — the International Association of Defense Counsel — to weigh in, the order shows.

Read the source article at News, Sports, Business

    Leave a Review or Comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Back to top button
    Close
    Close