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U.S. Eyes $13 Billion of Claims in Purdue Pharma Opioid Probes: Reuters

U.S. prosecutors are pursuing possible penalties of nearly $13 billion to resolve investigations of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma after uncovering evidence of criminal and civil misconduct stemming from the company’s alleged role in fueling the nation’s opioid crisis, people familiar …

Opioid Victims Can Now File Injury Claims in Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Case

State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them deal with the fallout from the nation’s addiction crisis. Average Americans are about to get their shot. Last Friday, the federal …

Several States See Drop in Opioid-Related Workers’ Compensation Claims: WCRI

As states institute opioid policies to address the opioid epidemic, a new study has found considerable decreases in the prevalence of longer-term dispensing of opioids to injured workers in a number of states studied. The study, Longer-Term Dispensing of Opioids, …