TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Apr 12, 2018
Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery’s office today backed down from a legal battle with state prosecutors over who has the power to sue major pharmaceutical companies for lying about the addictive nature of prescription painkillers, Knoxnews reports. Fourteen state district attorneys general representing 47 counties in Tennessee filed suit last year against opiate makers and distributors. The group of DAs today also announced that they wouldn’t try to legally commit the state to their suit.