Victims of the opioid crisis have long pointed the finger at big pharma companies for marketing opioid-based drugs to treat chronic illnesses. A doctor who became addicted to opioids is suing 28 drug companies, including industry giants like Johnson&Johnson and Purdue Pharma, for an alleged “pattern of false, reckless, and deceptive marketing.” The Weekly speaks to his lawyer about their chances of winning what could be a landmark case.
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