Alva Review-Courier -

Oklahoma's top court hearing request to delay opioid lawsuit


March 21, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Drugmakers are trying to persuade Oklahoma's top court to postpone the trial in the state's lawsuit accusing them of fueling the opioid epidemic.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday, a week after rejecting drugmakers' request to immediately postpone the scheduled May 28 start.

A ruling was not anticipated Wednesday. The judges are expected to deliberate Monday behind closed doors and issue a ruling later.

The 2017 lawsuit filed by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter accuses 13 opioid manufacturers of running fraudulent marketing campaigns that led t...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020