The Opioid Epidemic: Are Pharmaceutical Companies to Blame?

  Suffolk and Nassau Counties have both filed separate lawsuits against nearly two-dozen pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, and doctors. The suit accuses drug companies and physicians of exacerbating the county’s opioid epidemic. Suffolk County’s lawsuit seeks damages to cover increased county Medicaid costs, rehabilitation programs, law enforcement and the medical examiner expenditures. The County will also […]