A Superior Court judge has blocked an out-of-state newspaper from taking over The Catoosa County News' (CCN) legal notices. Senior Judge Adele Grubbs, in a ruling filed Feb. 8, in Catoosa County Superior Court, said the Chattanooga Times Free Press (TFP) of Tennessee does not meet the requirements to become Catoosa's legal organ newspaper. Under Georgia
Brinson Askew Berry partner Andy Davis is working with another Rome attorney Bob Finnell to represent Floyd County as part of a class-action lawsuit against manufacturers of pain medications. “It’s a crisis, and we do believe Rome and Floyd County ought to be in the forefront leading the state,” said Davis in Rome News-Tribune article.
The Floyd County Commission will likely join with Rome and other Georgia municipalities in a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers — after they've talked to local hospitals, physicians and pharmacists. The board officially labeled the growing effects of overuse as a public nuisance Tuesday in a resolution that points the finger at pharmaceutical