National Prescription Opiate Litigation

National Prescription Opioid Litigation

Misrepresentation and deceptive marketing practices by opioid pain medication manufacturers have harmed countless people and resulted in thousands of deaths due to addiction and overdose. Several opioid manufacturers have agreed to pay billions in settlements for lawsuits filed by federal, state, and local governments and by individuals.

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Our Role

Seeger Weiss founding partner Chris Seeger, along with partners Jennifer Scullion and Dave Buchanan, helped lead the National Prescription Opiate Litigation team that ensured over 90 percent of litigating local governments confirmed participation in global settlements with AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, McKesson, and Johnson & Johnson. Chris Seeger and Jennifer Scullion also helped secure a settlement with Walgreens and CVS to help communities across the country ravaged by the opioid epidemic. Chris Seeger serves on the Plaintiffs Executive Committee for this litigation.