Thousands of lawsuits over the opioid crisis will begin Monday, as more than a dozen drug industry corporations make last minute appeals for trial settlements.
The litigation includes more than 2,000 separate cases brought up by cities, attorney generals and local governments from around the country, including cases from two Ohio counties.
Earlier this month, Johnson & Johnson reached a settlement of $20.4 with the affected Ohio areas.
Today on the Weekly Reporter Roundtable: Ohio’s role in the opioid crisis and more.
- Jeremy Pelzer, politics reporter, cleveland.com
- Andy Chow, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau reporter
- Darrel Rowland, Public Affairs Editor, The Columbus Dispatch