Maine’s Mercy Hospital Responds to Lawsuit By Leaving Addiction Collab.

In April, the city of Portland filed a $1 billion lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies. The lawsuit mostly focuses on the culpability of opioid manufacturers including Purdue Pharma, Teva, and Cephalon. Five physicians also are named. One is a former Mercy Hospital primary care doctor, and because of the lawsuit, the hospital says it’s leaving partnerships