FEDERAL JUDGE CONSIDERING NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBAL SUIT TRACK IN NATIONAL OPIOID CRISIS LITIGATION
The Nebraska Tribe filings by Lead Attorney David Domina, on behalf of a consortium of law firms, are now the subject of focus for a Tribal Governments Track in the complex National Opioids Prescription Mulitidistrict Litigation (MDL) being considered by the Federal Judge in Cleveland, Ohio.
CITY OF COVINGTON JOINS OTHER JURISDICTIONS IN COURT AGAINST OPIOID MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS…BUT APPROACH SEEKS A LEGAL-MEDICAL-CIVIL SOLUTION
The City of Covington, through its attorneys at Porteous, Hainkel and Johnson LLP, filed its expected lawsuit against America’s pharmaceutical industry for knowingly mislabeling and misrepresenting opiate-based drugs and creating a spiraling addiction crisis across the nation. The suit seeks to create a long-term solution to help municipalities deal with the medical, social and legal issues related to the epidemic.
“The road to solving this problem requires more than just a legal settlement,” said Mayor Mike Cooper. “Any settlement needs to be focused on long-term solutions for all the opioid-related problems which, unless solved, will plague our police departments, our emergency rooms and our hospitals for generations.”
All four Nebraska Indian Nations are hiring Attorney David Domina to take on the prescription drug manufacturers, distributors and sellers that have advanced the U.S.’ growing opioid addiction epidemic. Mr. Domina is a plaintiff’s lawyer respected for his previous representation of Native Americans in fights to protect their land rights, aquifers, and peoples from predatory practices.