Blame is difficult to affix at the local level for the impact of a national crisis years in the making.
"They became very easy to abuse," says Cone Health Dr. Christina Rama.
Local governments will decide whether to "opt in" to the continuing search for an all-encompassing settlement.
Big Pharma manufacturers and distributors are on the hook for regional damages for alleged deceit and negligence.
A unanimous decision will enable contractors to get an early start on the Eugene Street deck.
The intersection will reopen in six weeks as a roundabout.