Mississippi High Court Affirms Venue Ruling In State’s Opioid Lawsuit

(October 19, 2018, 12:59 PM EDT) -- JACKSON, Miss. — In a fractured interlocutory appeal ruling, the Mississippi Supreme Court on Oct. 18 affirmed a trial court ruling denying a motion by several opioid drug makers to transfer venue of the state’s civil case against them to other courts based on the location of corporate registered agents (Purdue Pharma L.P., et al. v. Mississippi, No. 2017-IA-00300-SCT, Miss. Sup., 2018 Miss. LEXIS 415)....

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