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Top drug distributors in talks to settle opioid litigation for $18 billion, report says -

Top drug distributors in talks to settle opioid litigation for $18 billion, report says


State and local officials are reportedly in talks with three major drug distributors on a potential $18 billion settlement of litigation that blames them for helping to fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic.
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Cathy Vikulchik 2019-10-21 at 07:18

The deal is with the "Big Three" distributors McKesson Corp., AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health, along with drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals, the Israeli-based manufacturer of generic opioids.

Ohio counties, drug firms reach $260 million settlement in opioid epidemic case, averting trial - The Washington Post


But the deal covers only those two counties, leaving other local and state governments to fight it out in court or hammer out similar deals.
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Cathy Vikulchik 2019-10-15 at 16:44

Opioid companies interfered with the public’s health by oversaturating the market with drugs and failing to implement controls against misuse and diversion, thereby creating a public nuisance.

The thousands of lawsuits against opioid companies, explained


The opioid epidemic lawsuits could force drug manufacturers and distributors to pay for a crisis they helped cause.
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