OxyContin maker negotiating settlement worth a reported $12B
Published reports say Purdue Pharma and the thousands of state and local governments suing the maker of OxyContin over its central role in the deadly opioid crisis are negotiating a $10 billion to $12 billion settlement (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma in Discussion on $10 Bln-$12 Bln Offer to Settle Opioid Lawsuits - Sources Purdue Pharma in Discussion on $10 Bln-$12 Bln Offer to Settle Opioid Lawsuits - Sources
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

OxyContin maker, governments in talks to settle lawsuits
States and local governments are in talks to settle lawsuits with the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin that is facing billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation's opioid crisis (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

OxyContin Maker, Government Attorneys in Settlement Talks
FILE - This Feb. 19, 2013 file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, they are in active negotiations with Purdue Pharma, maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, as they attempt to reach a landmark settlement over the nation's opioid crisis. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)   COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments said Tuesday they are in active settlement talks with Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyC...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - August 28, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News AP News Tag Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma offering billions to settle opioid crisis lawsuits
CBS News has learned Purdue Pharma, the maker of oxycontin is offering to pay billions of dollars to settle thousands of lawsuits stemming from the opioid crisis. Newly obtained video also shows the former head of Purdue Pharma defending the marketing of oxycontin. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news