Carbon County to receive opioid settlement

County will receive $1.25 million over 18 years


December 22, 2021

While Wyoming and the rest of the country are currently dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, the opioid epidemic has raged on in the background. 

In April 2018, the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC) engaged Jason Ochs to represent the county in litigation against the makers of opiates. At the December 7 meeting of the BOCCC, Carbon County Attorney Ashley Mayfield-Davis provided the commissioners with an update.

“I don’t know if the public has thought about this or talked about this lately but the commissioners signed on with an attorney to handle opioid litigation because the...

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