To date, 72 of the state’s 75 counties have signed on to pursue litigation against drug companies. Cities and towns are strongly represented in the litigation, as well.
AAC, AML, APERMA form unified front against manufacturers of prescription painkillers
THURSDAY, FEB. 1, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LITTLE ROCK — Counties and cities across Arkansas are poised to hold accountable the nation’s leading pharmaceutical companies over their misleading and deceptive marketing of prescription opioid painkillers.
In a unique and strategic move, the Association of Arkansas Counties (AAC), Arkansas Municipal League (AML), and Arkansas Public Entities Risk Management Association (APERMA) have retained the same outside law firms to pursue litigation against the drug companies on behalf of the local governments of Arkansas. Read more.