Towns sue pharmaceutical companies over opioid abuse

Bridgeport, Fairfield, Milford and Shelton are among 18 towns that together have filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies, blaming opioid abuse on “aggressive and fraudulent marketing” of painkillers. The action, filed in the Connecticut Superior Court in the Judicial District of Waterbury, also includes the towns of Naugatuck, Southbury, Woodbury, Beacon Falls, Oxford, West Haven, North Haven, Thomaston, Torrington, Bristol, … read more