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Oklahoma opioid ruling not binding for other courts, J&J lawyer says

Aug 29, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

A lawyer for Johnson & Johnson says a civil judgment from an Oklahoma court that ruled the company helped fuel the state's opioid crisis has no binding impact on other courts.

British Columbia AttorneyGeneral David Eby has said while the legal action in the province is against dozens of manufacturers and others, the cases are based on similar facts. Mr. Eby and other legal experts have said the court ruling is a positive sign for litigation in Canada.

Sabrina Strong, outside counsel ...