HSH is co-lead counsel on behalf of the Provinces, Territories and Federal Government seeking the recovery of healthcare costs as a result of the Opioid epidemic
On August 29, 2018, the Honourable David Eby, Attorney General of British Columbia, announced that The Province of British Columbia has launched a class action lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies who manufacture opioids.
The lawsuit, filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, aims to recover millions of dollars in opioid-related health-care costs incurred by the provincial government.
Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP is proud to be co-counsel with Branch MacMaster LLP and Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman LLP. Together we are working together to help make an impact to address the opioid crisis.
CBC Radio - Oklahoma's Opioid Ruling Could be a Positive Step for B.C.
BC Government News - British Columbia Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Industry
Global News - British Columbia steps up to hold big pharma to account for opioid crisis
News 1130 - B.C. suing drug companies for opioid crisis healthcare costs
CTV News - Father of teen killed by opioids calls B.C. lawsuit 'overdue'
Globe and Mail - B.C. sues opioid makers for role in crisis while calling on other provinces to join
Associated Press - Canadian province to sue drug companies over opioids
Globe and Mail - B.C. alleges 20 years of deception in opioid lawsuit
Vancouver Sun - Do you support the B.C. government's lawsuit against opioid industry
CBC - B.C. lawsuit against drug makers will shift focus away from opioid crisis, advocates fear
The Province - OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma responds to B.C. opioid lawsuit
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Ministry of Attorney General