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Opioid Settlement Lawsuits
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The word opioid has been in the news as people talk about the opioid epidemic, also known as the opioid crisis. Opioids are classified as a drug that is derived from a synthetic version of opium. Morphine is the most abundant natural opioid, which is found in opium, which is commonly used as a pain reliever.
The number of people who continue to get hospitalized due to opioids has been on the rise, which has raised many issues with the effect of this drug on the people. For instance, in the United States, the death rates have taken a trajectory, and drug overdose has been the leading cause of death compared to other causes of death in the country.