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How Might Harris County’s Opioid Lawsuit Fare In Court?

A law professor discusses the legal merits of the county’s case.



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Harris County is suing drug manufacturers, doctors, and a pharmacist over the opioid epidemic.

But how might the county’s case might stand up in court?

Houston Matters host Craig Cohen talks it over with Richard Ausness, a professor at the University of Kentucky College of Law.

MORE: Harris County Sues Pharmaceutical Companies For ‘Opioid Epidemic'

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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