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Westmoreland County to sue to recoup millions spent on opioid crisis

Westmoreland County to sue to recoup millions spent on opioid crisis Westmoreland County will soon join the multitude of county governments in suing pharmaceutical companies and doctors over the surging opioid epidemic that has resulted in increased public spending and record overdose deaths. County commissioners on Thursday hired two law firms to prepare a [...]

By | November 17th, 2017|Latest News, News|

Washington, Greene Commissioners Seek Legal Action Against Drug Manufacturers

Washington, Greene Commissioners Seek Legal Action Against Drug Manufacturers On Thursday, 11/2, Washington County Commissioner Larry Maggi and his fellow board members unanimously voted in favor of attacking the opioid problem at the source: the pharmaceutical companies that manufacture these drugs. For Maggi, this was a new plan of attack in his career-long war [...]

By | November 3rd, 2017|Latest News, News|

Beaver County suing opioid painkiller firms, doctors

Beaver County suing opioid painkiller firms, doctors Beaver County, one of the regions hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, has joined the fight against surging drug prescriptions with two other Pennsylvania counties, and many more state and local governments nationwide, by suing 23 companies and people associated with the prescription painkillers. “The drug companies [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Latest News, News|

Marc J. Bern & Partners Retained by Lackawanna County to File Civil Action Regarding National Opioid Epidemic

Marc J. Bern & Partners Retained by Lackawanna County to File Civil Action Regarding National Opioid Epidemic We are honored to announce that we have been retained by Lackawanna County Pennsylvania and have filed a Civil Action on its behalf to combat the opioid crisis that has taken hold in its community and across the [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Latest News, News, Opioid Crisis|

Lackawanna County Files Opioid Lawsuit

Lackawanna County Files Opioid Lawsuit Lackawanna County filed a lawsuit today in Pennsylvania State Court for money damages against 14 Pharmaceutical Companies. The suit maintains that the pharmaceutical companies were aware of the addictive nature of these medications but failed to warn the prescribers and others. Recently, CVS Caremark announced that they will limit [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|Latest News, News|

Lackawanna county plans lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies

Lackawanna County is taking on the opioid epidemic in a new way. The county is going to court. Commissioners announced plans Friday to file a civil lawsuit against several pharmaceutical companies they believe are responsible for the crisis. Within the last year, more than two dozen other cities, counties and even states across the [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Latest News, News|

Taking the Opioid Crisis to Court

Taking the Opioid Crisis to Court SCRANTON -- Lackawanna County officials announced Friday they will attempt to quantify the cost of dealing with the area's opioid crisis -- and they plan to sue the big drug companies to recoup the money. County commissioners said that they will be fighting the opioid and heroin epidemic [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Latest News, News|

Lackawanna County to lead path in suing pharmaceutical companies over opioid crisis

Lackawanna County to lead path in suing pharmaceutical companies over opioid crisis Flanked by law enforcement, county officials and victims of the opioid crisis plaguing the region, Commissioner Patrick O’Malley made a bold statement today: “It’s Lackawanna County versus the pharmaceutical companies.” O’Malley made the remarks at a press conference announcing the county’s intent [...]

By | September 15th, 2017|Latest News, News|

Active and Retiree RAILROADER Newsletter

DOWNLOAD NEWSLETTER Click to download the Active and Retiree RAILROADER Newsletter! OVER $3 BILLION RECOVERED If you currently work for or were employed by the railroad and have been diagnosed with cancer you may have a claim against the railroad. If a loved one has died from cancer and worked for the [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|News|

As Seen In Forbes – Pursuing Justice for All

Pursuing Justice for All One of the key things that fuels the team at Marc J. Bern & Partners LLP is the chance to create meaningful change that affects many people. “Ultimately, our clients always come first and foremost, of course, but we are always looking at a benefit to society,” says Marc J. [...]

By | May 2nd, 2017|Latest News, News|