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Local governments join opioid litigation

Local governments join opioid litigation PARKERSBURG — Four more entities have joined a lawsuit seeking the recovery of damages from the opioid epidemic, attorneys said on Tuesday. Pleasants and Ritchie counties and the cities of St. Marys and Harrisville are parties to the lawsuit suing 34 manufacturers, distributors and individuals. The lawsuit [...]

By |2018-10-04T16:26:42-04:00October 4th, 2018|Latest News, News|

Marc J. Bern to speak at the Litigation Counsel of America’s Fall Conference & Celebration of Fellows

Marc J. Bern to speak at the Litigation Counsel of America's Fall Conference & Celebration of Fellows Founding partner Marc J. Bern to speak at the Litigation Counsel of America's Fall Conference & Celebration of Fellows. Mr. Bern will be presenting "The National Opioid Litigation — Will This Be the Biggest Settlement Ever?" [...]

By |2018-09-26T22:21:29-04:00September 26th, 2018|Latest News, News|

Marc J. Bern to Speak at The Opioid Litigation Conference

Marc J. Bern to Speak at The Opioid Litigation Conference On June 28, 2018, Marc J. Bern will be speaking at Perrin Conferences’ Opioid Litigation Conference at The Omni Dallas Hotel inDallas, TX. Between the agenda and the caliber of the speakers, we here at Marc J. Bern & Partners think you will be interested in attending this [...]

By |2018-06-25T14:28:03-04:00June 25th, 2018|Latest News, News|

Washington County files lawsuit against drug companies

Washington County files lawsuit against drug companies Washington County joined a phalanx of local officials from opioid-ravaged communities who are demanding to recoup the costs of fighting that epidemic from major drug companies. The 104-page complaint, filed Monday in county court, alleges major pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors engaged in misleading promotional campaigns that fueled the [...]

By |2018-05-23T17:59:26-04:00December 15th, 2017|Latest News, News|

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 |2018-05-23T17:59:29-04:00November 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 |2018-05-23T17:59:29-04:00November 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 |2018-05-23T17:59:29-04:00October 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 |2018-05-23T17:59:30-04:00October 13th, 2017|Latest News, News, Opioid Crisis|