Outside Counsel with Jeffrey B. Simon

by Jeffrey B. Simon

S1: UNPACKING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC The Outside Counsel podcast series offers unprecedented insight into the ways in which the wool continues to get pulled over our eyes by major companies & lawmakers, hosted by renowned trial lawyer, Jeffrey B. Simon. In season one, Jeffrey exposes the truth about how Big Pharma deceived the public about the dangers of prescription opioids, which led to hundreds of thousands of preventable deat... Read more

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E10 - 10. A Mother's Love & Loss

    S01 E10 - 10. A Mother's Love & Loss

    In conversation with Christy Couvillier: an active harm reduction advocate and community leader in the fight against the opioid epidemic. She's also a mother who lost her son just to an accidental overdose just one month prior to ...

    24:15
  • S01 E09 - 09. Socioeconomics of The Opioid Crisis

    S01 E09 - 09. Socioeconomics of The Opioid Crisis

    In conversation with prominent litigator & community leader Larry Taylor about the impact this relentless epidemic continues to have on lives and communities, and how the war on drugs is the epitome of selective outrage.

    38:37
  • S01 E08 - 08. A Tale of Two Cases

    S01 E08 - 08. A Tale of Two Cases

    Exploring two landmark trials that pursued public nuisance claims against opioid manufacturers as a legal remedy for the harm the crisis has caused communities around the US, and what their rulings mean for future litigation.

    37:23
  • S01 E07 - 07. Impunity & the Tale of NORCO

    S01 E07 - 07. Impunity & the Tale of NORCO

    Using shocking real world examples, Jeffrey questions the alarmingly weak penalties and deep legal loopholes that play a deadly role in keeping the opioid epidemic alive.

    35:53
  • S01 E06 - 06. Validation & Remedies

    S01 E06 - 06. Validation & Remedies

    A conversation with Chief Medical Officer and Addiction Specialist, Dr. Andrew Kolodny, about the real harm caused by this epidemic, who holds accountability, and what solutions loom on the horizon.

    38:42