Pharmaceutical Companies

October 13, 2021

McKinsey never told the FDA it was working for opioid makers while also working for the agency

Since 2008, McKinsey & Company has regularly advised the Food and Drug Administration’s drug-regulation division, according to agency records.
October 14, 2021

Ohio opioid settlement inching closer

MEDINA — Further specifics regarding Ohio's opioid epidemic settlement could be coming in the near-future.
September 28, 2021

Cardinal Health CEO Mike Kaufmann’s bonus cut $1.4M based on shareholder response to opioid legal costs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (COLUMBUS BUSINESS FIRST)–Based on a “listening tour” of shareholders, Cardinal Health Inc. cut CEO Mike Kaufmann‘s bonus by $1.4 million because of the impact on the bottom line and share price from settling thousands of lawsuits over the opioid crisis.
September 16, 2021

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announces $808 million opioid settlement agreement

Under the settlement, Cardinal Health, McKesson and AmerisourceBergen will fund roughly $808 million in treatment and prevention programs across Ohio.
September 16, 2021

Ohio reaches settlement agreement with opioid distributors, says state Attorney General Dave Yost

Three major opioid distributors, sued over their role in the opioid crisis, have signed off on a massive settlement deal with the state, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said Thursday.
August 26, 2021

Dreamland revisited: County featured in bestselling opioid crisis book lone holdout in settlement

Scioto County featured prominently in the story of the opioid addiction epidemic that has devastated hundreds of cities and towns across the United States.
September 16, 2021

Ohio Scores $808M Opioid Settlement Outside Global Deal (1)

Imminent trial gave state leverage to make outside deal. Unlike global deal, attorneys fees are paid by firms
August 17, 2021

Ohio moves closer to opioid settlement as 96% of counties, municipalities get onboard

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WDTN) — Attorney General Dave Yost announced that 96 percent of the Ohio’s city, county, township and village partners are onboard with the OneOhio opioid settlement agreement.