Newsroom category: Opioids News

Mississippi Supreme Court Revives Case of Man Who Died From Acetaminophen-Induced Liver Failure

February 23, 2024

Levin Papantonio Rafferty (LPR) law firm announced a 5-4 Mississippi Supreme Court decision affirming a Mississippi Court of Appeals ruling that reversed the dismissal of a wrongful death case related to acetaminophen-induced liver failure. LPR Attorney Tim O’Brien represents the widow of Marcus D. Smith, who in 2013 suffered cervical fracture and multiple rib fractures in a multi-vehicle accident […]

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JPML Centralizes Suboxone Tooth Decay Lawsuits

February 6, 2024

The nationally recognized mass tort law firm Levin Papantonio Rafferty (LPR) announces that the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) created a multidistrict litigation (MDL No. 3092) for In re: Suboxone (Buprenorphine/Naloxone) Film Products Liability Litigation. The JPML issued a Transfer Order on Friday, February 2, 2024, to centralize lawsuits in which claimants allege they were […]

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Kroger Will Pay $1.4 Billion to Resolve its Opioid Cases

September 8, 2023

Levin Papantonio Rafferty (LPR), the trailblazing mass torts law firm that has marched at the forefront of the national prescription opiates addiction litigation, is pleased to announce a nationwide opioid settlement agreement with Kroger. The American retail company will pay $1.28 billion in abatement and $1.4 billion total to state and local governments across the country to […]

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