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Oklahoma AG Refiles Litigation Against Opioid Distributors

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has refiled lawsuits against three opioid distributors in one of the state’s counties hit hardest by the opioid epidemic. The litigation previously filed as one case in Cleveland County was refiled as three separate cases …

Oklahoma AG to Refile Suits Against Opioid Distributors in State Court

Oklahoma is dismissing its federal lawsuit against three of the nation’s largest opioid distributors and will refile new lawsuits in state court against each company individual, state Attorney General Mike Hunter said in a media release. The move comes three …

Opioid Distributors Sued by Michigan AG Under Drug Dealer Law

Michigan on Dec. 17 sued four companies over the deadly painkiller epidemic, becoming what state Attorney General Dana Nessel said is the first state to sue major opioid distributors under a liability law that is typically used to go after …

Three Major Drug Distributors Negotiating to Settle Bellwether Opioid Case: WSJ

Three drug distributors are in talks with state and local governments to settle thousands of opioid lawsuits for $18 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the discussions. McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen Corp. and Cardinal Health …

Report: DEA, Distributors Not Doing Enough to Fix West Virginia Opioid Crisis

A congressional report on prescription pill dumping in West Virginia blames U.S. prescription drug distributors and the Drug Enforcement Administration for not doing enough to help mitigate the nation’s opioid addiction and overdose crisis. The 324-page report released Dec. 19 …

Louisville Sues Drug Distributors Over Kentucky Opioid Epidemic

Officials in Kentucky’s largest city have filed suit in federal court against opioid distributors, accusing them of contributing to the drug epidemic in the state. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced the lawsuit Monday, saying that Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen and McKesson …