Purdue OxyContin case News

Where Purdue Pharma-Sackler Legal Maters Stand Now

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its controlling Sackler family have been negotiating with cities, counties and states on a proposed settlement worth an estimated $10 billion to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging they helped fuel the U.S. opioid …

Opioid Kickback Probe Cites OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma: Reuters

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is the unnamed company that surfaced in criminal charging documents filed earlier this week in a probe of illegal kickbacks from drugmakers, according to people familiar with the matter. Purdue Pharma, which faces U.S. Justice …

Judge Denies Purdue Pharma’s Request to Dismiss Tennessee Opioid Suit

A lawsuit claiming Purdue Pharma engaged in deceptive marketing to increase opioid prescriptions, resulting in an epidemic, has the go-ahead from a Knox County judge. The lawsuit brought by the state of Tennessee claims Purdue‘s marketing violates the Tennessee Consumer …

With Opioid Litigation Mounting, Purdue Pharma Exploring Bankruptcy: Reuters

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is exploring filing for bankruptcy to address potentially significant liabilities from thousands of lawsuits alleging the drug manufacturer contributed to the deadly opioid crisis sweeping the United States, people familiar with the matter said on …

Purdue Includes Free Opioid Treatment Drugs in Settlement Offer

The company that created OxyContin is offering free doses of an opioid-abuse treatment as part of its offer to resolve more than 1,000 lawsuits accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the negotiations. …

OxyContin Makers to Settle Lawsuit with Kentucky for $24 Million

The maker of OxyContin will pay Kentucky $24 million over the next eight years as part of the settlement of a long-running lawsuit that accused the company of misleading the public about the addictiveness of the powerful prescription drug. The …

Kentucky Lawsuit Against Oxycontin Makers Stalled by Deadline Dispute

What does it cost to miss a deadline? For the company that makes the prescription painkiller Oxycontin, the answer could be more than $1 billion. Kentucky is suing Purdue Pharma on claims that the company misrepresented its prescription painkiller, resulting …

Kentucky OxyContin Case Against Purdue Pharma Leads Fight Over Opioid Abuse

No one rises as Circuit Judge Steven Combs enters his courtroom in Pikeville, Kentucky. Combs wears a white shirt and yellow tie, no robe. Lawyers approach the bench as their cases are called, shake the judge’s hand and exchange small …