U.S. Football Player's Overdose Death Spotlighted In J&J Oklahoma Opioid Trial

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Published on May 29, 2019 - Duration: 00:36s

U.S. Football Player's Overdose Death Spotlighted In J&J Oklahoma Opioid Trial

According to Reuters, the father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic’s personal cost.

The testimony is the second day of trial of a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Johnson of fueling the crisis.

It is also the first trial to result from around 2,000 lawsuits by state and local governments against opioid manufacturers.

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U.S. Football Player's Overdose Death Spotlighted In J&J Oklahoma Opioid Trial

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