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Oklahoma Judge Refuses to Dismiss Opioid Case

A lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson for its part in the opioid crisis will continue on trial in Oklahoma after the company’s effort to have the case dismissed was denied by a judge Monday, CNN reports. Cleveland County  Judge Thad…

Johnson & Johnson Seeks to End OK Opioid Case

The judge overseeing Oklahoma’s case against opioid manufacturers is being asked to end the trial “here and now,” The Oklahoman reports. “The State has used this trial — and a slew of illogical, legally defective theories far outside the…

Court Reinstates Charge in Baby’s Drug Death

A divided federal appeals court panel reinstated an involuntary manslaughter charge against a South Dakota woman whose son died hours after birth and was found to have illegal drugs in his system, reports Courthouse News Service. Samantha…