5 Counties File Suit Against Pharmaceuticals Over Opioid Crisis

December 21, 2017 (NBC Chicago) Five Illinois counties are joining the fight against opioid abuse, as they are suing pharmaceutical companies in an effort to hold manufacturers accountable for the nation's growing opioid epidemic.

Families of those affected by opioid abuse welcome the suit, including Felicia Miceli. Her son, Louie was on painkillers because of sports-related injuries, but soon became addicted to heroin. In 2012, he died of a drug overdose at the age of 24.

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