April 1, 2019 / 11:35 PM / 5 months ago

Cardinal Health must turn over suspicious-drug audit in opioid MDL

Cardinal Health Inc has lost a bid to avoid turning over the results of a 2008 audit of its system for identifying suspicious drug orders to lawyers for two Ohio counties who claim the drug wholesale distributor helped fuel the opioid epidemic.

A special master appointed to oversee discovery disputes in the federal multidistrict opioid litigation in Cleveland on Sunday rejected Cardinal’s arguments that the audit was protected by attorney-client privilege.

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