TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 20, 2019
In a lawsuit filed in May by the state against Endo Pharmaceuticals, maker of the opioid Opana, the drug manufacturer is accused of targeting teenagers, Knoxnews reports. Call records show pediatricians and adolescent specialists were among the specialists Endo sales reps visited who had a “suspect need to prescribe extended-release opioids.” The company also hired a consultant to prepare for a number of possible public relations problems, including in case of the death of a teenager from an overdose.