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Plaintiffs to Seek Review of Lost $52B Suit Against Opioid Makers, Daily Journal

November 03, 2021

After an Orange County judge ruled four major prescription manufacturers were not liable for California’s opioid crisis, a plaintiffs committee is vowing to appeal the decision. But the drug companies, including Teva Pharmaceuticals—represented by partners Collie James and Wendy Feinstein, and associate Adam Teitcher—hold that their marketing of opioids was entirely legal. In a statement, Collie said that “the court held a thorough nearly five-month-long trial and carefully considered all of the evidence presented by the plaintiff in support of their claims against these manufacturing defendants before rendering its findings in a 42-page ruling in favor of defendants on all claims.”

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