20171221 - opioid_lawsuit (JL) - nwherald
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(l to r): Lake County State's Attorney Michael Nerheim, McHenry County State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally, Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow, Kane County State's Attorney Joseph McMahon, DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin and DuPage County State's Attorney Bob Berlin gather together to answer reporters' questions after announcing their intentions to file lawsuits against opioid manufacturers. DuPage, Kane, Will, McHenry and Lake Counties filed lawsuits against some of the largest pharmaceutical companies over fraudulent marketing of prescription opioid painkillers, Thursday, December 21, 2017, in Wheaton, Illinois. (Jon Langham-for Shaw Media)