Bexar County Suing Big Pharma Over Opioid Crisis- WOAI Radio June 22, 2018

Bexar County has become the latest to file a 'tobacco style' lawsuit against Big Pharma, blaming the drug companies for causing and encouraging through their actions the opioid epidemic which is now decimating the country, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. "I think we had 64,000 deaths last year in Bexar County, most of them related in some form or ...
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Bexar County Sues Opioid Manufacturers- Spectrum News June 22, 2018

SAN ANTONIO -- Bexar County is taking the fight against the opioid epidemic to court. The lawsuit against the manufacturers is filed in state district court instead of federal court. Leaders believe they'll be more successful fighting it on their own and any money they might collect will be allocated by the county. Among the companies named in t ...
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Bexar County Sues Opioid Manufacturers -Texas Public Radio June 21, 2018

Bexar County is suing several brand-name opioid manufacturers and distributors. The suit was filed in a Bexar County district court instead of on the federal level to prevent it from being consolidated with other similar cases. The county is suing the makers and distributors of drugs like OxyContin and Percocet. It includes companies like Purdue ...
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Bexar County files lawsuit against opioid companies, including Purdue Pharma- MySA June 21, 2018

Bexar County has filed a lawsuit against opioid drug manufacturers and distributors that it says are responsible for “causing and contributing” to an addiction epidemic that has plagued San Antonio and the county, whose residents die of overdoses at the third-highest rate in the state. The suit, filed Thursday in state district court, follow ...
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Bexar County Sues Purdue Pharmaceuticals and Other Opioid Makers- SA Current June 21, 2018

On May 10, San Antonio law firm Phipps Anderson Deacon LLP filed a lawsuit on behalf of Bexar County against opioid manufacturers, promoters and distributors, including Purdue Pharmaceuticals, for misleading doctors and patients about the addictiveness of their painkillers. The local battle to staunch the opioid epidemic began in June 2017 when ...
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Bexar County Files Opioids Lawsuit Against Big Pharma Companies- Rivard Report June 21, 2018

Bexar County on Thursday led a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors that it says are responsible for the “tremendous expense” and devastating local impact endured as a result of the addiction epidemic. “As of today we know that in San Antonio 100 residents have died annually from overdosing on opioids,” Bexar County Judg ...
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State of the County – SACC October 23, 2017

There is a driving force in Bexar County working to create a greener, safer, and technologically savvy community. A dynamic leader who has doubled his efforts to create jobs and a robust economy by attracting some of the largest names in business. Join us for the Chamber’s annual State of the County Address, where Bexar County Judge Nelson W. ...
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Bexar County To Sue Opioid Drug Industry October 3, 2017

Bexar County is set to take on the opioid drug industry in court. Commissioners have given a thumbs up to plans to sue the manufacturers, promoters and distributors of the drug many see as the reason behind what has been described as a national epidemic. “It’s an epidemic that has affected many citizens across Texas, but in particular Bexar C ...
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