Nix Patterson, LLP

Nix Patterson Wins 2019 Trial Team of the Year for Opioids Trial

Nix Patterson has been named the 2019 Trial Team of the Year by The National Trial Lawyers in recognition of the firm’s $465 million verdict against opioid manufacturer Johnson & Johnson. Nix Patterson, along with co-counsel Whitten Burrage, represented the State of Oklahoma in its historic litigation against the manufacturers of addictive opioid pain medications.

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NP and Whitten Burrage Win Motion to Remand in Oklahoma Opioid Litigation

As previously reported, NP and co-counsel, Whitten Burrage, represent the State of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter in litigation against several manufacturers of opioid pain killers in a lawsuit filed in Cleveland County, Oklahoma, entitled State of Oklahoma v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., et al. On June 13, 2018, the Purdue defendants filed a

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NPR and Whitten Burrage File Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers on Behalf of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations

On August 2, 2018, NPR and co-counsel Whitten Burrage filed lawsuits on behalf of the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations against several large pharmaceutical companies that manufacture highly addictive and often deadly opioid painkillers—including Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen, and Cephalon. The lawsuits, filed in Pontotoc County, Oklahoma and Bryan County, Oklahoma, respectively, allege the

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Court Sets Trial Date for Oklahoma’s Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers

On Thursday January 11, 2018, Cleveland County Oklahoma Judge Thad Balkman ordered that the State of Oklahoma’s trial against several major manufacturers of addictive opioid drugs will begin on May 28, 2019. The State is represented by the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office and the law firms of Whitten Burrage and Nix, Patterson & Roach. Whitten

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