NJ Spotlight News

Business Report: Opioid lawsuits settlement to be finalized

Clip: 02/25/2022 | 2m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson and three of the country’s largest drug distributors have agreed to finalize a settlement over thousands of opioid lawsuits. The $26 billion settlement resolves lawsuits from state and local governments, which claimed the companies played a role in fueling the opioid epidemic. Johnson & Johnson, which no longer sells prescription opioids, will pay $5 billion.

Aired: 02/25/22

Rating: NR

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