Pharmacies And Drug Cos. Want Out Of Texas Opioid MDL

A group of Texas pharmacies and generic-drug manufacturers told a Harris County judge Friday that they should be allowed out of an opioid suit brought against them by Dallas and Bexar counties, arguing the jurisdictions didn’t follow certain procedural requirements under state health care law and that federal law preempts some of their claims. Primarily… Continue reading Pharmacies And Drug Cos. Want Out Of Texas Opioid MDL

Harrowing Truths About America’s Opioid Crisis Revealed On “Outside Counsel”

4 new episodes of the nationally syndicated podcast will be released featuring renowned foreign correspondent and The Guardian reporter Chris McGreal, a Multi-National Technology Executive Turned Addict, and a Frontline EMS Hero Fighting Daily Overdoses. Full Article Below

Lawsuit Accuses Collin County DA of Sexual Harassment, Retaliation Against Employees

Jeffrey B. Simon, through his firm, Simon Greenstone, Panatier, PC, and with Co-counsel, filed a case of sexual harassment and gender discrimination on behalf of several current and former employees of the Collin County DA’s office against DA Greg Willis, and FA Bill Wirskye. A case of aiding and abetting that alleged misconduct was filed… Continue reading Lawsuit Accuses Collin County DA of Sexual Harassment, Retaliation Against Employees

Marketing Kills: Origins of the Opioid Epidemic

Representing Dallas County and counties throughout Texas, we have worked to hold prescription opioid pharmaceutical manufacturers, wholesale, and distributors financially accountable for their role in causing, fueling, and profiting from the largest drug-related public health crisis in American history. Full Article Below:

TWITTER CANCELED ME FOR NO REASON AND WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

  “Censorship is to art as lynching is to justice.”― Henry Louis Gates Jr, Professor, Harvard University   Social media connects the world, or so we’re told. People from every walk of life everywhere utilize social media platforms to form and maintain connections with others through expressions of facts, opinions, interests, and sentiments.  Platforms today like… Continue reading TWITTER CANCELED ME FOR NO REASON AND WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

Fighting the War Against Drug Addiction in the Courts

Jeffrey B. Simon sits down with The Addiction Podcast for an in-depth discussion on the opioid epidemic and how he is holding large drug manufacturers accountable.   In this episode, Mr. Simon will also cover opioid litigation, his historic opioid settlements, the prescribing, marketing & diversion of controlled substances and how other states can create… Continue reading Fighting the War Against Drug Addiction in the Courts

Simon Recognized in 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers

From the opioid epidemic to toxic substances and defective products, truck accidents to wildfires and sexual abuse, these are the lawyers who stand on the front line in individual lawsuits and class actions seeking justice. They relish their role of underdog, taking on the toughest cases and typically only getting paid if they win. The… Continue reading Simon Recognized in 2022 Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers

Steps Pharmacists Can Take to Help Address the Opioid Epidemic in the Pharmacy

Pharmacy Times interviewed Jeffrey B. Simon, JD, co-chair of the National Opioid Litigation Conference and a lead negotiator for the many local districts participating in the historic settlement in a multi-district opioid lawsuit in Texas. Alana Hippensteele: What are some steps that pharmacists could take to help address the opioid epidemic in the pharmacy? Jeffrey… Continue reading Steps Pharmacists Can Take to Help Address the Opioid Epidemic in the Pharmacy

Simon Greenstone Panatier Law Firm Proud of $1.85 Billion Texas Opioid Settlement

Pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors will reimburse state, local governments with cash and overdose medications Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC, announced today that the firm’s lead attorney in opioid litigation, Jeffrey B. Simon, working with a committee of trial lawyers and the Office of the Texas Attorney General, have reached historic settlements totaling $1.85 billion for Texans in… Continue reading Simon Greenstone Panatier Law Firm Proud of $1.85 Billion Texas Opioid Settlement

Expert: Opioid-Related Lawsuits ‘Against Retail Pharmacies Are Now Coming to the Forefront’- Part 1

Pharmacy Times interviewed Jeffrey B. Simon, JD, co-chair of the National Opioid Litigation Conference and a lead negotiator for the many local districts participating in the historic settlement in a multi-district opioid lawsuit in Texas. Jeffrey B. Simon, JD, co-chair of the National Opioid Litigation Conference, discusses the historic settlement in a multi-district opioid lawsuit… Continue reading Expert: Opioid-Related Lawsuits ‘Against Retail Pharmacies Are Now Coming to the Forefront’- Part 1