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Primary areas of litigation include asbestos and mesothelioma, pharmaceutical, consumer protection, environmental, sexual abuse litigation and personal injury.
A yellow brick road beckons Michael to Chittenango, where a Kansas farm girl introduces him to a lion, and a tin man.Reaching Buffalo, he lunches on the city's famous Buffalo wings and discovers it was once the center of the world's grain trade.Touring Silo City, Portillo learns about the invention which propelled the port of Buffalo into its dominant position – the grain elevator – and how the railroads sealed the deal.The National Institutes of Health also identifies drug companies' "aggressive marketing" as a major contributor to the nation's opioid abuse problem.Despite a lack of scientific evidence that supports the use of opioids for long-term pain management, since 1999, the amount of prescribed opioids in and Jayne Conroy have held court-appointed leadership roles of national scope in litigation against pharmaceutical companies brought by consumers harmed by dangerous drugs.Beginning in the late 1990s, the campaign remained unbranded to evade the extensive regulatory framework governing branded communications.
Around 2006, it became more aggressive and is ongoing.
The lawsuit alleges the defendants sought to create a false perception in the minds of physicians, patients, health care providers and health care payors that using opioids to treat chronic pain was safe for most patients and that the drugs' benefits outweighed the risks.
This was allegedly perpetrated through a civil conspiracy involving a coordinated, sophisticated and highly deceptive promotion and marketing campaign.
seeks relief including compensatory and punitive damages for the millions of dollars it spends each year to combat the public nuisance created by the drug companies' deceptive marketing campaign that misrepresents the safety and efficacy of long-term opioid use.
"We are seeing a groundswell of litigation among jurisdictions around the state that are coming to the same conclusion about the conspiratory and fraudulent actions of drug companies concerning the opioid abuse epidemic," said Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Paul Hanly, lead counsel for counties have long known about the addictive qualities and other risks associated with prolonged use of opioids and they must be held accountable for the misrepresentations and the harms to society that have resulted." Hanly said he likens these actions to the landmark tobacco industry litigation of the 1980s that alleged that cigarette manufacturers knew – but did not warn consumers – that smoking caused lung cancer and that cigarettes were addictive. The lawsuit for the county also points to criminal activity, including murder and drug-trafficking offenses, as well as costs the county has incurred and continues to incur related to opioid addiction and abuse, such as those covering health care, criminal justice and victimization, social aspects and lost productivity.
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