One Man’s $50 Billion Vendetta Against Opioids


From America’s overdose capital, lawyer Paul Farrell is rallying communities to sue.

The place might sound familiar, even if you’ve never been there: the Appalachian foothills, down by the Ohio River, where the sirens scream addiction and death.

Twenty-six overdoses in one afternoon. The highest death rate in the state. One in 10 babies born dependent. Huntington, West Virginia, is the capital of America’s opioid epidemic.

Paul Farrell knows all about it. He grew up here, went off to college, and returned home. He watched the calamity unfold. First it was prescription pills like OxyContin. Then it was heroin, $20 a hit…

One Man’s $50 Billion Vendetta Against Opioids

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