Jeffrey B. Simon sits down with the BBC to discuss the U.S. opioid epidemic, the ‘Big Lie’, and the disease of addiction with Peter Levy.
KNX In Depth’s Charles Feldman and Rob Archer talk to attorney Jeffrey B. Simon. He’s leading a massive $52 billion lawsuit against Big Oil over its alleged role in climate change. Simon is also coming out with a new book this week called Last Rights: The Fight to Save the 7th Amendment. LISTEN BELOW
Speaking exclusively to The Mirror, Jeffrey explained how his firm joined forces with a number of others to go up against Purdue Pharma and other big companies. In the end, he said the total amount of settlements for their Opioid related claims is around $2.7billion (£2.1billion).
A state judge’s ruling this month that Montana’s energy project permitting laws violate constitutional rights to a healthy environment is a historic win that highlights how affirmative constitutional climate rights—also called green amendments—can be useful in the legal movement to stem emissions.