The Latest on a settlement in opioid lawsuits (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The first federal trial on the opioid crisis has been scrapped as most of the defendants have reached settlements. Judge Dan Polster announced from the bench Monday that the drug distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson, along with...
The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the nation's opioid crisis. The agreement comes within hours of the first federal trial over the crisis, with opening statements scheduled for Monday in Cleveland. The tentative settlement involves drug...
Lawyer confirms to AP that a group of drugmakers and distributors has reached a tentative deal to settle opioid lawsuit
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The first federal opioid trial deals with the claims of two Ohio counties against just a half dozen companies that make and distribute drugs, but the implications could be far bigger. Opening statements are scheduled for Monday in U.S. District Court in Cleveland in a trial scheduled to last...
A committee that's guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy is suggesting other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdue's bankruptcy proceedings to settle lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the national opioid crisis. The committee says in a letter sent Sunday to the parties and obtained...