Mallinckrodt News

Facing Deceptive Opioid Marketing Suits, Mallinckrodt Files for Bankruptcy

Mallinckrodt Plc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, saddled with lawsuits alleging it fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic and after it lost a court battle to avoid paying higher rebates to state Medicaid programs for its top-selling drug. The company …

Trial Date Set for August in $1.25B West Virginia Opioid Settlement

West Virginia communities seeking a $1.25 billion settlement with the opioid industry are set to go on trial against the companies in late August, a federal judge said Thursday. The Aug. 31 trial date will serve as a deadline for …

Drug Industry to Pay $1.25B to Settle Opioid Suits with West Virginia

Communities in West Virginia say they would get $1.25 billion from the drug industry in a proposed settlement that would end most of the litigation stemming from the opioid crisis in the state. The deal would be the first of …

Tennessee Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Appeal by Drug Makers in Opioid Suit

The Tennessee Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal from pharmaceutical companies asking to be dismissed as defendants in an opioid lawsuit. The suit was filed in Campbell County in 2017 by six Tennessee district attorneys whose districts are along the …

Generic Drugmaker Mallinckrodt Settles Opioid Lawsuits with 2 Ohio Counties

One of the largest makers of generic opioids has settled a lawsuit with two Ohio counties, removing the company from the first federal trial over the toll of the opioid crisis. United Kingdom-based Mallinckrodt announced the deal with Cuyahoga and …