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Fond du Lac Band Files Civil Lawsuits Against Opioid Distributors

 

August 6, 2018



CLOQUET, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa today filed a civil lawsuit against the distributors of opioid prescription drugs, alleging they have engaged in an ongoing civil conspiracy to cause addiction for profit “in reckless disregard of the consequences to Native American people.”

The lawsuit was filed in Minnesota’s Carlton County District Court. The 47-page complaint names eight opioid distributors. The Band has not yet determined the dollar amount of damages they will seek.

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