Clark County, Nevada filed a lawsuit Thursday Morning, December 7th, 2017 against opioid distributors and manufacturers as Clark County residents deal with this ongoing opioid epidemic. In a 46-page complaint, District Attorney Steve Wolfson filed suit in the Eighth Judicial District Court and the County Commission voted to approve such suit. The widespread use of opioid drugs has resulted in a national epidemic of opioid deaths and addictions. Local governments including Clark County have been strained to the breaking point by this public health crisis.
The Clark County District Attorney's Office will work in association with the local law firm of Eglet Prince. Eglet Prince has a reputation for handling large cases in Nevada judiciary and is known for obtaining some of the largest verdicts in the United States (2010 & 2013). They were the only law firm in America to twice obtain the largest injury verdict.
Eglet Prince has successfully represented thousands of clients. The firm is best known for its multi-million-dollar verdicts, including two verdicts in excess of $500 million against a pharmaceutical company. The attorneys at Eglet Prince are experienced trial lawyers and have successfully handled complex litigation, mass tort litigation and class actions. Eglet Prince is located at the Robert T. Eglet Advocacy Center at 400 South 7th Street in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada 89101.