Exploring the Shifting Landscape of Opioid-Related Litigation

July 12, 2022 11:00am

Jay Baez
Legislative Director
New York State Senate

Monica Hanna
Special Counsel
New York State Office of the Attorney General

Moderator:

Derrelle M. Janey
Managing Partner
The Janey Law Firm

During this comprehensive assessment of the opioid MDLs, sessions leaders will review the status of sweeping settlements of the more than 3,000 lawsuits filed by cities and counties across the country, and forecast the outcomes of the pending cases. Points of discussion will include:

  • Addressing the impact of the MDLs and its impact on the controlled substances supply chain and communities across the country
    • How the Opioid Settlement Board will assist in funds distribution and its recommendations on how states should receive the funds
    • How funds are being distributed to communities across the country
    • How MDLs will impact the controlled substances industry