Berry joins litigation concerning opioid crisis


Berry Town Clerk Marie McClusky and Berry Mayor Jimmy Madison are shown at the council meeting held on May 7.

The Berry Town Council unanimously agreed to join a growing number of city and county governments throughout the country in seeking damages concerning the opioid crisis during its May 7 meeting. Mayor Jimmy Madison said that three law firms had approached the council concerning the litigation, which seeks to recover monetary damages against the manufacturers and distributors of opioids. He said the rampant use and misuse of these potentially dangerous drugs have caused governments, employers and families to suffer damages, and the manufacturers and distributors should have to be held accountable.

 


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