October 24, 2019
Following a major settlement in Ohio this week, California counties could be a step closer to getting the drug industry to pay for damages associated with the opioid epidemic.
October 30, 2019
Four companies cited in a lawsuit from counties in Ohio seeking to place blame for the ongoing opioid epidemic have settled the so-called bellwether case for a total of $265 million, attorney Hunter Shkolnik, who represents the counties, told S&P Global Market Intelligence.
October 21, 2019
West Union, Ohio — Four major drug companies reached a last-minute settlement Monday, avoiding the first federal trial in the opioid epidemic. The companies, McKesson, Cardinal Health, AmerisourceBergen and Teva Pharmaceutical, reached a settlement totaling $260 million with two counties in Ohio.
October 22, 2019
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday that he has convened a meeting with the state attorney general and lawyers for cities and counties involved in the national opioid litigation to discuss how millions in settlement dollars might be spent.