Opioid Lawsuits

Susan Walsh / Associated Press

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and his counterparts from a half dozen other states joined U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to announce the next steps in the battle against opioid addiction. 

Kiichiro Sato / Associated Press

The state of Ohio is joining cities, counties and some other states in suing four companies that distributed prescription painkillers that officials say helped fuel the deadly opioid crisis. And one of the targets is right here in Central Ohio.

Kiichiro Sato / Associated Press

Kentucky’s attorney general has added a lawsuit by his state to the more than 300 already filed against one of Central Ohio’s biggest companies, accusing it of playing a big role in creating the opioid crisis.