Pharmaceutical companies such as Purdue, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Cephalon, Jassen, McKenson, Johnson & Johnson, and several other companies are being sued by Eli Medina, a Boise resident. He claims that these companies enable the makers and sellers of opioids, which lead to other medical complications, which make health insurance premiums rise.
Medina beleives that these companies have violated the Idaho Consumer Protection Act and accuses the companies of being a negligent public nuisancethat is unjustly profiting.
Will this be the lawsuit that finally helps end the opioid epidemic? Only time will tell, and in time, we will tell you.