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Purdue to pay over $8bn to settle opioid-related criminal claims

Purdue to pay over $8bn to settle opioid-related criminal claims

Purdue is facing a host of lawsuits in the US from multiple states, with the new filings saying the company owes trillions for its role in fuelling the opioid crisis. ... Purdue manufactured the prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin, which has become

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  • Mallinckrodt files for bankruptcy protection in the US Mallinckrodt files for bankruptcy protection in the US

    At the beginning of the year, Mallinckrodt reached a tentative settlement agreement in the US over its alleged hand in fuelling the opioid crisis. ... The bankruptcy filing will reduce Mallinckrodt’s debt by approximately $1.3bn and resolve the

  • US states claim Purdue Pharma owes $2.2 trillion over opioid crisis US states claim Purdue Pharma owes $2.2 trillion over opioid crisis

    for its role in fuelling the opioid crisis in the country. ... The proposed settlement would deliver more than $10bn in value, including 100% of Purdue’s assets, to claimants and communities, and would address the opioid crisis by providing needed funds

  • Q&A: Kate Paxton Q&A: Kate Paxton

    opioid crisis was also incredibly rewarding.

  • Mallinckrodt reaches tentative $1.6bn opioid settlement Mallinckrodt reaches tentative $1.6bn opioid settlement

    The money will be used to underwrite the costs of opioid addiction treatments and related efforts in the US, a public health crisis which claimed almost 218, 000 lives in the ... We recognise the opioid crisis is a tremendously complex public health

  • US states reject drug distributors’ opioid settlement US states reject drug distributors’ opioid settlement

    timeframe for payment, citing people close to the matter.The wholesalers are accused in the litigation of contributing to the opioid crisis in the US by distributing inappropriately high volumes of ... to negotiating a deal that would “provide relief

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  • The transatlantic opioid crisis The transatlantic opioid crisis

    Could the scale of litigation against so-called ‘Opioid Inc’ reach the heights of those pursued against Big Tobacco? ... There is also a correlation between prescription rate and deaths from opioid overdose in these areas too.

  • As the opioid crisis grabs the headlines, the search for safe treatments continues As the opioid crisis grabs the headlines, the search for safe treatments continues

    The opioid crisis resulted in an alarming spike in premature deaths in the US – 130 fatalities a day attributed to opioid-related overdoses at one stage – and has focused attention on ... relapse. Not many addiction treatments can produce those

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