OxyContin maker's lawyer warns of long, expensive litigation
A lawyer for Purdue Pharma says the company's settlement plan is the only way to avoid long and expensive litigation (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Family Behind Oxycontin Denies Any Responsibility for Opioid Crisis
THURSDAY, Aug. 19, 2021 -- The former president and co-chairman of Purdue Pharma said Wednesday that his family and the company bear no responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States. Richard Sackler, M.D., made his comments in testimony... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Family Behind Oxycontin Denies Any Responsibility for Opioid Crisis
THURSDAY, Aug. 19, 2021 -- The former president and co-chairman of Purdue Pharma said Wednesday that his family and the company bear no responsibility for the opioid crisis in the United States. Dr. Richard Sackler made his comments in testimony... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Richard Sackler Says Family and Purdue Bear No Responsibility for Opioid Crisis
In a rare courtroom appearance, the former Purdue Pharma president and board member was evasive and defiant. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: your-feed-science Pain-Relieving Drugs Opioids and Opiates Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) OxyContin (Drug) Purdue Pharma Sackler, Richard (1945- ) Source Type: news

Sacklers Threaten to Pull Out of Opioid Settlement Without Broad Legal Immunity
In a rare court appearance, David Sackler said he and his family would withdraw their pledge to pay $4.5 billion, unless they are shielded from lawsuits related to Purdue Pharma. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: Pain-Relieving Drugs Suits and Litigation (Civil) Bankruptcies Opioids and Opiates High Net Worth Individuals Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Drug Abuse and Traffic OxyContin (Drug) Purdue Pharma Sackler Family Sackler, David Drain, Robert D Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma director grilled on proposed opioid settlement
Purdue Pharma's quest to settle thousands of lawsuits over OxyContin's toll has entered its final phase with the grudging acceptance of most of those who have claims against the company (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

OxyContin maker's settlement goes to judge for confirmation
Purdue Pharma's quest to settle thousands of lawsuits over OxyContin's toll is entering its final phase with the grudging acceptance of most of those who have claims against the company (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma ’s Creditors Overwhelmingly Endorse Bankruptcy Plan
If approved by a judge next month, the plan would resolve thousands of lawsuits and set in motion the release of $4.5 billion to help cover costs from the opioid epidemic. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: your-feed-science Pain-Relieving Drugs Drug Abuse and Traffic OxyContin (Drug) Opioids and Opiates Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Suits and Litigation (Civil) Purdue Pharma Sackler Family United States Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma ’s Creditors Vote Yes To Bankruptcy Deal Shielding Billionaire Owners From Future Opioid Lawsuits
The deal, which the OxyContin-maker says is worth $10 billion, is to settle thousands of lawsuits against the company for its alleged role in fueling the opioid crisis. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

West Virginia opposes Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan
West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says he will oppose OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy plan (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma exit plan gains steam with OK from more states
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's plan to reorganize into an entity whose profits will be used to combat the U.S. opioid crisis got a big boost as 15 states have dropped their objections to the new business model (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

15 States Reach a Deal With Purdue Pharma Over Opioids
The states, including Massachusetts and New York, agreed to drop opposition to the bankruptcy organization plan of the company, the maker of OxyContin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jan Hoffman Tags: Purdue Pharma Suits and Litigation (Civil) Pain-Relieving Drugs Bankruptcies Opioids and Opiates Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Sackler Family your-feed-healthcare Compensation for Damages (Law) States (US) California Massachusetts New Yo Source Type: news

Purdue Pharma exit plan gains steam with OK from more states
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s plan to reorganize into a new entity that helps combat the U.S. opioid epidemic got a big boost as 15... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More states agree to settlement plan for opioid-maker Purdue
More than a dozen states have dropped their objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its bankruptcy case (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cincinnati attorney to play key role in OxyContin-maker's $4.5B settlement
A Cincinnati-based attorney has been appointed to a key role in the ongoing $4.5 billion settlement, and bankruptcy proceedings, with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Brownfield Source Type: news