A lawsuit against certain opioid manufacturers and drug distributors could dramatically shake up the health care, pharmaceutical and legal systems, experts told Healio Family Medicine.
Vinton County, Ohio and hundreds of other communities in the United States are suing opioid manufacturers Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Endo International, and drug distributors AmerisourceBergen Corp, Cardinal Health Inc. and McKesson, contending that the companies ignored warning signs that people were taking opioids for reasons other than their intended use, according to Reuters and The Washington Post.
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