Entries by Maggie Boyles

Changes to MS Law – Bill 2901

As a Mississippi citizen, it’s important to stay on top of current law changes. The lawyers at DAVIDSON BOWIE, PLLC also pay close attention to new laws so we can represent our clients to the best of our abilities. There have been some important changes to laws and amendments in our State recently. Below is […]

AG’s office will investigate drug makers over opioid addiction in Arkansas

Citing what she called “staggering” statistics, including Arkansas’ #2 ranking for overall opioid prescriptions, and #1 ranking in the number of teens abusing prescription painkillers, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that her office will bring on extra help from private firms to investigate the corporate manufacturers of opioid drugs, with an eye toward potential […]

Lawyers Hope to Do to Opioid Makers What They Did to Big Tobacco

Mike Moore, a pioneer of cigarette litigation, is encouraging states to sue drug companies over the painkiller epidemic. The legal front widening against makers of opioid painkillers has something in common with landmark tobacco litigation of the 1990s: attorney Mike Moore. As Mississippi’s attorney general in 1994, Mr. Moore filed the first state lawsuit against […]