In the News Today - July 27, 2018

July 27, 2018

“Justice for Opioid Communities Means Massive Payday for Their Lawyers”: A review of almost 100 agreements between state and local governments and the private lawyers that represent them in the massive opioid-related multidistrict litigation in Ohio found that a handful of attorneys could take at least one-quarter of a global settlement. (Bloomberg)

Only 16% of Plaintiffs In Philadelphia Pharma Lawsuits are From Pennsylvania: Of the 778 pharmaceutical lawsuits filed in Philadelphia’s Complex Litigation Center this year, 652 of them were filed on behalf of out-of-state plaintiffs. (Forbes/Legal Newsline)