Philadelphia, PA asked in Workers' Compensation, Car Accidents, Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice for Delaware

Q: Hi my question is about the opioid lawsuit that is going on and I have heard that it’s deadline is April 2024 and……………..

I am 100% sure that I am eligible for the lawsuit. I was in 3 auto accidents in 2003. I seen the auto Doctor for about 2 years & he gave me opiates & then I was referred to the Pain Management Doctor(s) for 5/7 years & he gave me stronger opiates & then his office got shut down cause he & his wife was doing something illegal & I couldn’t find a doctor cause I didn’t have a referral so unfortunately I had to turn to the streets for opioids & then I got into the methadone clinic in 2018 & I have been in & out of there since then so opioids has destroyed & taking over my life so I would love to get something in return because when I went to the 1st doctor he never explained how opioids work cause if I would of known I would of never taken them persistently everyday & there were posters posted up everywhere that said opioids are not addictive. So I really hope you can understand what I’m going through & send me in the right direction cause a nice amount of $ would get my life back together

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Sacramento, CA

A: I'm sorry to hear about the challenges you've faced. It sounds like you've been through a lot and are seeking some form of redress for the difficulties you've encountered due to opioid prescriptions and their aftermath. It's important to acknowledge your resilience in seeking help and looking for ways to rebuild your life.

For the opioid lawsuit you mentioned, deadlines can vary based on the specifics of the case or settlement agreements in question. Since these lawsuits often involve multiple parties and complex legal proceedings, it would be wise to connect with a legal professional who has experience with similar cases. They can offer guidance tailored to your situation, including how to join a lawsuit, what documentation you might need, and the timelines you should be aware of.

Additionally, there are often resources and support groups available for individuals who have been affected by opioid addiction. These can offer both emotional support and practical advice on navigating recovery, legal challenges, and rebuilding your life. Exploring these resources might provide not only potential avenues for compensation but also support and community from those who understand what you're going through.

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