By Julie Carr Smyth, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The tentative deal settles claims by state and local governments against distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKessen and the manufacturer Teva.
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
Some states have made it clear they intend to continue their lawsuits against members of the Sackler family in state courts.
The bankruptcy filing was anticipated before and after a tentative settlement deal, which could be worth up to $12 billion over time, was struck.
By Geoff Mulvihill, Dave Collins, Associated Press
Courtroom showdowns still face OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the family that owns it, the Sacklers. But after a tentative settlement reached Wednesday with thousands of local governments and more than 20 states, the fight will be less about the…
Attorneys representing some 2,000 local governments say they have agreed to a tentative settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over the toll of the nation's opioid crisis.
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, is facing billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation's opioid crisis.
By Anthony Izaguirre, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
With the suits, 45 states are now taking legal action against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, asserting that the company downplayed the addiction risks of its powerful prescription drug.
The Sackler family, once known for philanthropy, has been embroiled in lawsuits and settlements to keep details of its pharmaceutical company's activities out of public view. Purdue Pharma is the maker of the highly addictive opioid OxyContin. Author and former…
By Ken Miller, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The maker of the powerful prescription painkiller OxyContin has reached a settlement with the state of Oklahoma over its role in the nation's deadly opioid crisis, officials said Tuesday. The terms were not immediately disclosed.
By Alanna Durkin, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
While aggressively marketing OxyContin, the Sackler family also sought to profit off the drug abuse crisis its company helped create by exploring selling drugs used to treat addiction and reverse overdoses, state lawyers contend in previously secret parts of their…
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