January 19, 2022

Judge expects William Husel to face fewer murder charges

Judge Michael J. Holbrook said he will likely approve prosecutors' plan to dismiss a portion of the 25 murder counts against former Mount Carmel doctor William Husel.
January 17, 2022

Ohio doctors, pharmacists cut back on the dispensing of prescription opioids in 2021, continuing a yearslong trend

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio doctors and pharmacists cut back the number of prescription opioids they dispensed last year, a move that continues a large-scale drop in the number of painkillers doled out across the state.
January 11, 2022

Trending in Tort Law Part II: Courts Address the Growing Use of Public Nuisance in Mass Torts

Since prescription opioids were first introduced for pain treatment in the 1990s, the number of drug overdose deaths has quadrupled, and more than a half million Americans have died from an overdose involving an opioid.
January 11, 2022

Study: Opioid Deaths Have Surged Among Older Black Men

A roughly tenfold increase in opioid deaths among adults 55 and older has been driven primarily by overdoses among Black men, according to a new study.
January 2, 2022

Harm Reduction Ohio founder discusses opioid settlement

Mike Kallmeyer discussed the opioid settlement with Dennis Cauchon, Founder and Executive Director of Harm Reduction Ohio.
January 2, 2022

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost discusses $808M opioid settlement

Mike Kallmeyer visited with Attorney General of Ohio Dave Yost...
January 1, 2022

The US opioid epidemic, edition 2021

Those responsible for the opioid-related deaths of hundreds of thousands of Americans are yet to be held accountable.
December 21, 2021

Toledo group spreads awareness of dangers of opioid addiction

Fight Fentanyl Fridays on the corner of Monroe and Douglas raises awareness of the dangers of opioids.