DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT)- Daviess County takes legal action against opioid distributors. The county approved a contract with two law firms to represent them in the litigation process.
One of those law firms is Rhoads & Rhoads in Owensboro.
The process involves cities, counties, and agencies nationwide.
Claud Porter, Daviess County Attorney, states, “the county can opt out of the case if they don’t approve of a deal or if they won’t receive anything from the settlement.”
He explained that the case could take several years to settle since many groups are involved.
(This story was originally published on December 20, 2019)