New York City Sues Big Pharma Over Opioid Crisis
January 24, 2018Drugs
NYC sues Big Pharma over opioid crisis
New York City is suing eight companies that make or distribute prescription opioids, accusing them of fueling a deadly and nationwide epidemic of overdoses. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday in the State Supreme Court in Manhattan, seeks $500 million in damages to recover expenses the city has to incur in combating the crisis.