The Legal Fallout of The Opioid Crisis – How Bad Facts Made New Law
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Linda Clark, leader of Barclay Damon’s Health Care Controversies Team, will be presenting on the evolution of the opioid crisis and resulting litigation. Recent TV series, such as Dopesick and The Pharmacist, have featured these topics and may set important precedents for health care providers in the future. Please also change the spelling of Lizz’s name to indicate the two z’s.
1. This session will review, from a legal perspective how the opioid crisis accelerated and lead to State action to recoup costs.
2. The session will identify the legal theories that have been used to support claims against supply chain participants.
3. Participants will learn of the red flags that have proven relevant to opioid liability determinations and precedents
4. The legal consequences of theses legal action and how they will fund treatment and recovery efforts will be reviewed.