in Newswire June 15, 2018

Class Action Claims Opioid Makers, Distributors ‘Turned Patients into Drug Addicts’ for Profit

by Erin Gilmore

Last Updated on July 12, 2018

Valley Hope Association v. Purdue Pharma L.P. et al

Filed: June 15, 2018 § 1:18op45734

A proposed class action recently transferred to Ohio federal court claims the makers and distributors of prescription opioid drugs marketed their products for chronic use and “turned patients into drug addicts."

Defendant(s)

Purdue Pharma, LP

Law(s)

RICO

State(s)

Ohio

Last Updated on July 12, 2018 — 3:07 PM

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