County Council mulls entering no-risk lawsuit over opioids

  • A used hypodermic needle lies on the ground in Kailua-Kona in 2018. Courtesy photo

HILO — It sounds too good to be true: A national law firm wants to sue Big Pharma on behalf of Hawaii County in a no-risk deal that has the county paying nothing if it loses, but sharing in any damage awards if it wins or settles.