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Drug companies avert landmark opioids trial as talks on $48 billion settlement set to resume

CLEVELAND (Reuters) – Four large drug companies could resume talks on Tuesday to try to reach a $ 48 billion settlement of all opioid litigation against them, after agreeing with two Ohio counties to a $ 260 million deal to avert the first federal trial over their role in the U.S. opioid epidemic. Drug distributors‚Ķ Read More »

Federal judge scolds Purdue, Endo and Mallinckrodt for stall tactics in opioids case

U.S. District Judge Dan Polster has had enough of opioids makers Purdue Pharma, Endo and Mallinckrodt asking for extensions in the multistate lawsuit against them. And he said as much Thursday in the Cleveland court where the case is being tried. Lawyers representing the companies and other defendants in the case had filed an emergency‚Ķ Read More »