Enterprise Teams Deride ‘New Species of Tremendous Tort’ in Oklahoma Opioid Judgment

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Business Groups Deride 'New Species of Super Tort' in Oklahoma Opioid Judgment

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The judge who awarded a $465 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson allowed a “new species of super tort” in applying Oklahoma’s public nuisance law to the state’s opioid crisis, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in a court filing this week.