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Chatham County Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors

Chatham County is currently in the discovery period as it works to try and be reimbursed for the money spent dealing with the opioid crisis. Last month, the county filed a suit against several drug companies and manufacturers; the county claims they’ve spent millions of dollars cleaning up the mess left by opioid makers and sellers. Mark Tate is the lawyer representing Chatham County in this case.

Tate says Chatham County has 90 prescriptions for every 100 residents. The lawyer says first responders, DFCS, jail and medical personnel have had to devote resources in order to clean up after the drug manufacturers.

This lawsuit is about ending our taxpayer subsidy to big drug companies, manufacturers, and distributors,” Tate said.

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