opioid lawsuit Michigan gets $17.5 million to cut opioid overdoses and treat addictions By Tracy Samilton • Jan 9, 2020 Melissa Benmark / Michigan Radio Michigan is getting $17.5 million in federal funds to fight opioid overdose deaths and addiction. Nessel says more drug company lawsuits to be filed in 2020 By Rick Pluta • Dec 31, 2019 Jodi Westrick / Michigan Radio Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says her office will file more lawsuits in 2020 against drug companies that distribute opioids. She is using a law that seeks damages from drug dealers to help pay for the harm they cause. Flint joins other Michigan cities suing Big Pharma over opioid problems By Steve Carmody • Feb 19, 2019 steve carmody / Michigan Radio Flint is the latest Michigan city to file a lawsuit against the nation’s largest manufacturers of opioid drugs. Lawyers for the city filed a 111 page brief in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Monday.