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AI- 9008   5. C.    
Commissioners Court - Regular
Meeting Date: 11/14/2017  
Sue Opiate Companies item
Submitted By: Tyner Little, Commissioners Court Admin
Department: County Attorney  

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RECOMMENDATION
Discuss and consider authorizing Nueces County to sue opioid drug manufacturers, promoters, and distributers responsible for causing and contributing to an epidemic of opioid addiction in Nueces County, including but not limited to Purdue Pharma, Endo Pharmaceuticals, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Insys Therapeutics, the McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen for violations of the DTPA, fraud, unjust enrichment, negligence, violations of the federal Controlled Substances Act, civil conspiracy and any other related causes of action, and related matters.
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