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Attorney Richard Hollawell has been featured in dozens of major news outlets including The New York Times, The Associated Press, 20/20, and Nightline.
He continues to an expert in the field of opioid over-prescription. Learn more about his crusade against the opioid epidemic by watching his various television appearances below..
Attorney Richard J. Hollawell
ABC’s Nightline: Inside Alleged Scheme Insys Therapeutics Used To Sell Deadly Opioid
Featured on ABC’s Nightline, Richard Hollawell is helping families seek justice for loved ones affected by the nation’s opioid epidemic in a sweeping case against Insys Therapeutics.
America’s Deadliest Drug: Fentanyl | Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj | Netflix
On the latest episode of Patriot Act, Hasan discusses America’s opioid epidemic and the recent spike in deaths due to one drug in particular: fentanyl. One of the most powerful drugs ever created, Fentanyl is a highly potent opiate that’s now the leading cause of overdose deaths in the United States. Hasan looks into its makers and distributors, from cartels to pharmaceutical companies like Insys and Teva, to discern how it has been able to wreak so much havoc on so many lives.
Opioids, Bribery And Wall Street: The Inside Story Of A Disgraced Drugmaker
In March 2016, her daughter Sarah died from an overdose of drugs that included Subsys: a tiny yet potent spray containing fentanyl, an opioid 50 to 100 times stronger than morphine. The day before her death, mother and daughter had chatted about her upcoming wedding.
State Of The Addiction: ABC WHAM-TV
Its wider distribution is emerging as another cause of the opioid crisis. According to the Associated Press, drug companies shipped out enough opioids in 2012 for every person living in the United States – including children – to get a-20 day supply. The numbers for Monroe County are higher than the national average.
Richard Hollawell’s Supreme Court Argument
The insurer, NJM, failed to pay the plaintiff, Mr. Badiali, money he was awarded by an arbitration panel for his injuries he sustained from an accident. I fought NJM and it’s army of lawyers for several years taking the case to NJ’s highest court, the Supreme Court and NJM was forced to pay Mr. Badiali his arbitration award.