Purdue OxyContin case News

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 …