• By ICR Secretariat
  • Posted Thursday, September 12, 2019

U.S. judge orders big drug companies to face opioid trial

https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-usa-opioids-litigation/u-s-judge-orders-big-drug-companies-to-face-opioid-trial-idUKKCN1VO2AS

A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected efforts by major drug makers, pharmacies and distributors to dismiss claims that they caused the nation’s opioid crisis, clearing the way for a scheduled landmark trial even as he pushes for a nationwide settlement.