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Opioid manufacturers face Arkansas class action over painkillers marketing

October 9th, 2017

Several opioid manufacturers are facing a class action lawsuit in Arkansas over the sale and marketing of prescription painkillers in …

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Posted in Class Actions, Consumer Protection, Dangerous Drugs, HO&P Blog, News, Opioid Painkillers, Pharmaceutical Liability, Products Liability |

Pennsylvania family files wrongful death lawsuit against Actiq fentanyl lollipop manufacturers

October 10th, 2016

The family of a Pennsylvania man who died from an overdose caused by the fentanyl lollipop Actiq has filed a …

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Posted in Dangerous Drugs, Fentanyl, Fentanyl Pain Patch, HO&P Blog, News, Personal Injury, Pharmaceutical Liability, Products Liability |

FDA issues black box warning about addiction, overdose risks of opioid painkillers

March 28th, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has announced that it will require the manufacturers of prescription opioid painkillers to add a …

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Posted in Consumer Protection, Dangerous Drugs, Fentanyl, HO&P Blog, News, Opioid Painkillers, Pharmaceutical Liability |

CDC issues new guidelines for opioid painkiller prescriptions in response to decades-long epidemic of addiction and overdoses

March 18th, 2016

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) has issued the first national safety guidelines for physicians regarding prescriptions for …

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Posted in Consumer Protection, Dangerous Drugs, Fentanyl, HO&P Blog, News, Opioid Painkillers, Pharmaceutical Liability |