Opioid Lawsuit

Calling it an “industry-wide conspiracy," New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced his intention to file a lawsuit for the over-prescription of opioids that he says has defrauded  New Yorkers out of billions of dollars.

From left: VT Attorney General T.J. Donovan, Kate Van Hayes from Senator Bernie Sanders Office, Assistant Attorney General Jill Abrams, Howard Center Executive Director Bob Bick
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The Vermont Attorney General is going back to court over the opioid crisis. T.J. Donovan has filed a third lawsuit against manufacturers or distributors of the drugs that the office claims had key roles in creating the opioid epidemic in the state.