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Opioid Lawsuits

Hospitals Sue Drug Companies, Seeking Opioid Settlement Money

These lawsuits are separate from those filed by thousands of American municipalities against many of the same companies.

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Four States Propose $48 Billion Settlement In Global Opioid Lawsuit

The $48 billion offer is still a far cry from the estimated $504 billion in damages caused to the country in 2015 alone.

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Jury Selection Begins In Federal Opioid Trial

The trial that begins next week technically will focus on Cuyahoga and Summit counties in Ohio.

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Opioid Lawsuits

Two Drugmakers Settle Ahead Of Federal Cases

Endo and Allergan will still face ongoing litigation with dozens of other municipalities.

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Opioid Lawsuits

Sacklers "Siphoned" Money From Purdue To Avoid Payouts, Lawsuit Alleges

A spokesperson for the Sackler family said that they were within their rights as shareholders to withdraw profits from Purdue Pharma.

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Families, Activists Protest At Opioid Lawsuit Hearing In Massachusetts

Protestors gathered outside of Suffolk County Superior Court  to bring attention to the personal losses incurred by the opioid crisis.

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Will Nearly 2,000 Pending Opioid Lawsuits End In A Master Settlement?

Attorneys are attempting to put together a settlement that would make a “meaningful impact on the deeply tragic opioid crisis.”

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Expert: Johnson & Johnson Played Bigger Role In Opioid Crisis Than Purdue Pharma

Johnson & Johnson is less well-known as an opioid manufacturer, but the company makes Duragesic, a fentanyl patch, and produced Nucynta, an opioid, until 2015.