City of Caribou, Maine Joins Opioid Lawsuit
May 24, 2018
Caribou city councilors unanimously voted on May 14 to join a nationwide lawsuit against companies responsible for creating and distributing opiates such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, oxymorphone, and methadone.
Specifically, the council’s motion involves authorizing two law firms, Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC of New York, and Trafton, Matzen, Belleau & Frenette, LLP of
Auburn to seek legal action on behalf of the city in regards to costs incurred as a result of the opioid epidemic.