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AUSTIN – For the past year, numerous Texas counties pursuing opioid litigation against pharmaceutical giants have been subject to open records requests. The requests have sought a wide-range of information, including attorney solicitation emails, contract details with outside counsel and, in some cases, even time and expense records.
Texas counties that demanded tens of thousands of dollars to provide billing records from outside attorneys representing them in opioid lawsuits have mostly agreed to hand them over for free
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has found that a Texas County has violated state law by refusing to comply with a request for the billing records of private attorneys the county hired to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors