Elyria to file lawsuit against drug companies over opioid crisis

“Council wants Elyria to join the legal war against big pharmaceutical companies, including manufacturers and distributors, for their role in the region’s opioid epidemic.

At Monday’s City Council meeting, local attorney Brian Balser, who worked on litigation against the makers of the banned Fen-Phen diet drug, said the lawsuit is the city’s way of fighting back against the companies that served as catalysts for the state’s drug problem.”

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