Linkous Law, PLLC helps the fight against the growing opioid epidemic across the U.S. In case Re: Opioid Litigation, Civil Action No. 19-C-9000, pending before the West Virginia Mass Tort Litigation Panel, Attorney Linkous has been appointed as Liaison Counsel.
Mr. Linkous became involved in the litigation by filing a lawsuit on behalf of Hospitals throughout West Virginia against the opioid industry, including the:
For years the industry has aggressively and recklessly marketed the use of potent opioids to both patients and doctors as a treatment for chronic pain. All while downplaying the serious risks of addiction and overdose that comes with use.
Hospitals are on the front lines of fighting the opioid crisis and providing care to persons affected by opioid addiction. Further, Hospitals are frequently the economic engines that sustain local economies in West Virginia, and, therefore, their viability is critical to providing jobs to persons who recover from opioid addiction.
This litigation on behalf of Hospitals is critical to the state of West Virginia as well as the fight against the opioid crisis across the nation.
As the litigation progressed, Attorney Linkous was appointed by Plaintiffs and the Court to serve as Liaison Counsel on behalf of all Plaintiffs in the mass litigation which includes; Hospitals, Counties, Cities, and the Attorney General.
Linkous Law, PLLC provides representation in West Virginia, Virginia and Ohio for all types of medical malpractice and litigation matters. Please call 304-212-2013 or contact us online to schedule your initial consultation. Our office is in Morgantown.