Long-awaited opioid trial to begin Tuesday in Norman

By Randy EllisStaff writerrellis@oklahoman.comNORMAN — Barring another last-minute settlement, the eyes of the national news media will focus on the county courthouse here Tuesday for the start of a trial where Johnson & Johnson and a group of affiliated opioid manufacturers are accused of creating a multibillion-dollar public nuisance that has led to thousands of deaths and addictions.
"We've had almost 3,000 overdose deaths in the last three years in Oklahoma," Attorney General Mike Hunter said when he filed the state's lawsuit in 2017.Read more on NewsOK.com

By Randy Ellis
Staff writer
rellis@oklahoman.com

NORMAN — Barring another last-minute settlement, the eyes of the national news media will focus on the county courthouse here Tuesday for the start of a trial where Johnson & Johnson and a group of affiliated opioid manufacturers are accused of creating a multibillion-dollar public nuisance that has led to thousands of deaths and addictions.

"We've had almost 3,000 overdose deaths in the last three years in Oklahoma," Attorney General Mike Hunter said when he filed the state's lawsuit in 2017.
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