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BLS Judge Allows Access to Pleading in Opioid Case

Posted: Feb 06, 2019

On January 28 Superior Court Judge Janet L. Sanders ruled that the press and public should have access to the complaint in the Attorney General’s lawsuit against the drug company Perdue Pharma. The company had sought to limit public viewing of the pleading, saying it contained information that would interfere with similar suits in other state and federal courts over their sale of opioid pain killers.

Here are links to the Business Litigation Session decision and a STAT article.

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Relevant Social Law Resources Include:

Massachusetts E-discovery & evidence : preservation through trial KFM2937 .G45 2017
http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1145129

LexisNexis practice guide. Massachusetts civil pretrial practice KFM2937 .A997
http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1138544

Discovery practice KF8900 .H422
http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1144523

American law of products liability, 3d KF1296 .A96 1987
http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1002861