KY - Attorney General Sues Drug Companies Over Opioid Crisis
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Kentucky has joined a growing list of states suing drug manufacturers because of the opioid addiction crisis.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear filed the lawsuit for the state, alleging that pharmaceutical giants Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals engaged in deceptive marketing that led to widespread addiction to painkillers, The Hill news site reported.
"To make that happen, Janssen and other opioid makers had to turn the standard of care on its head — persuading doctors that drugs they had been unwilling to pres...
FL - Man Arrested in Fake Business Insurance Scheme
A Florida man has been arrested for allegedly selling business insurance policies and pocketing the premiums while providing false documentation of coverage.
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Michael Christopher Hensley, owner of BOSC Insurance Co. and Hensley Insurance Co., admitted to stealing $61,954 in insurance premiums between 2011 and 2018 in Orange County, the Florida Department of Financial Services said in a news release.
Hensley’s arrest followed an investigation by the department’s Disaster Fraud Action Strike Team, which is working in areas heavily impacted...