Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. The first jury trial over the opioid crisis has concluded, and the defendants already moved for a mistrial. A bankruptcy judge allowed an embezzlement lawsuit to go forward against Erika Girardi. And find out who the lawyers were who gave opening statements this week in the Washington attorney general’s opioid trial.

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The First Jury in a Trial Over the Opioid Crisis is in Deliberations