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Oklahoma Reaches $250M Opioid Settlement with Drug Distributors

Oklahoma has reached a $250 million settlement with AmerisourceBergen Corp ABC.N, Cardinal Health Inc CAH.N and McKesson Corp MCK.N to resolve allegations the drug distributors contributed to the opioid epidemic in the state, Oklahoma Attorney General John O’Connor said on …

Rhode Island Reaches $107M Opioid Settlements With Teva and Allergan

Rhode Island’s attorney general on Monday announced settlements he valued at $107 million against the drugmakers Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and AbbVie’s Allergan unit to resolve claims over their roles in fueling an opioid epidemic in the state. Attorney General Peter …

Drug Distributors, J&J to Pay $59M to Settle US Tribes’ Opioid Claims

The three largest U.S. drug distributors and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $590 million to resolve claims by Native American tribes that the companies fueled an opioid epidemic in their communities, according to court filings. Tuesday’s deal …

In Reversal, Georgia Joins $26 Billion US Opioid Settlement

The state of Georgia has decided to join a proposed $26 billion nationwide settlement resolving lawsuits alleging that three large drug distributors and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson fueled the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic. Friday’s announcement by Georgia Attorney General Chris …

Nevada to Join $26B Opioid Settlement With Drug Distributors, J&J

Nevada has agreed to back a proposed nationwide settlement worth up to $26 billion resolving lawsuits against three large drug distributors and the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic, the state’s attorney general said on Tuesday. …

New Mexico to Join Nationwide Opioid Settlement With Drug Distributors

New Mexico has agreed to join a proposed nationwide settlement worth up to $21 billion resolving claims that the three largest U.S. drug distributors fueled a deadly opioid epidemic, the state’s attorney general said on Tuesday. The state was one …

Washington Seeks Over $38 Billion From Opioid Distributors

SEATTLE (AP) — Having rejected a half-billion-dollar settlement offer, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is taking the state’s case against the nation’s three biggest drug distributors to trial Monday, saying they must be held accountable for their role in the …

Drug Distributors Strike 1st Opioid Settlement With Native American Tribe For $75M

The three largest U.S. drug distributors will pay more than $75 million to resolve claims they fueled an opioid epidemic in the Cherokee Nation’s territory in Oklahoma, marking the first settlement with a tribal government in the litigation over the …

Drug Distributors Settle New York Opioid Claims for Up to $1.18 Billion

NEW YORK, July 20 (Reuters) – The three largest U.S. drug distributors agreed mid-trial to pay up to $1.18 billion to settle claims by New York state and two of its biggest counties over their role in the nationwide opioid …

U.S. Appeals Court Rejects Novel Opioid Settlement Framework

A federal appeals court on Thursday overturned a judge’s approval of a novel plan by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid crisis that would bring every community nationally into their settlement talks. The 6th …