Key Opioid Trials To Watch As Cases Heat Up Nationwide


Law360 (May 28, 2021, 9:18 PM EDT) -- With the coronavirus crisis cooling down, a pressure cooker of opioid litigation is heating up with long-awaited trials across the country.

The outburst of trials — two are happening now and several others are set for the coming weeks and months — is especially intense because of a confluence of circumstances. One factor is COVID-19, which delayed some trials that were ready to go in 2020, moving them closer to trials that were never expected to begin before 2021.