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Judge sees benefit in pausing lawsuits against OxyContin maker PurdueA U.S. Bankruptcy Judge signaled support on Friday for a six-month pause to litigation led by 24 states against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP to give the company time to settle thousands of lawsuits..
U.S. judge urges parties to wisely use Purdue opioid settlement fundsA U.S. bankruptcy judge on Thursday urged parties that will benefit from a proposed settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP to focus on addressing the opioid addiction crisis and avoid..
Cracks in Purdue's proposed opioid settlement as Arizona backs outThe U.S. state of Arizona withdrew its support for a proposed nationwide opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma LP, saying the maker of OxyContin sought to "undermine material terms of the deal,"..
Sacklers reaped up to $13 billion from OxyContin maker, U.S. states sayOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP steered up to $13 billion in profits to the company's controlling Sackler family, according to U.S. states opposing efforts to halt lawsuits alleging the company and..
U.S. states fight back against Purdue's bid to halt opioid lawsuitsU.S. state officials are due on Friday to launch a counterattack against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP over its attempt to shield the company and its controlling Sackler family from thousands of..
Purdue Pharma seeks to halt opioid suits against company, SacklersOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Wednesday asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge to halt for roughly nine months more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company and its controlling Sackler family helped fuel..
Oxycontin maker Purdue begins bankruptcy in push to settle opioid lawsuitsOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is expected in court on Tuesday to lay out its plan for using bankruptcy to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging the company fueled the U.S. opioid crisis.
What's next for OxyContin maker Purdue PharmaOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy protection after reaching a partial deal to resolve more than 2,600 lawsuits alleging it helped fuel the U.S. opioid crisis.
In numbers: Sackler family, Purdue Pharma and the US opioid crisisThe controversial Sackler family has filed for bankruptcy, amid lawsuits from 2,600 plantiffs.
Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy in the USThe drug maker, accused of fuelling the opioid crisis, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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Sackler family 'funnelled $1bn into different bank accounts'The family owns OxyContin-producer Purdue Pharma, which is accused of fuelling the US opioid crisis.
Purdue Pharma 'reaches tentative agreement' to settle opioid casesThe manufacturer of painkiller OxyContin stands accused of helping fuel a deadly US crisis.
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Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid settlement with some: sourcesOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fueling the U.S. opioid crisis and plans to tussle with states..
Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma historyOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP has reached a tentative multibillion-dollar agreement with some plaintiffs aimed at settling thousands of lawsuits over its alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis,..
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U.S. judge allows public nuisance claim in opioid trialThe U.S. judge overseeing nationwide litigation concerning the opioid epidemic on Monday rejected Purdue Pharma LP's effort to dismiss claims that its activities caused a public nuisance.
U.S. judge denies bid to dismiss claim opioids are a public nuisanceThe U.S. judge overseeing nationwide litigation concerning the opioid crisis on Monday rejected Purdue Pharma LP's effort to dismiss claims that its activities caused a public nuisance.
Exclusive: OxyContin maker prepares 'free-fall' bankruptcy as settlement talks stallOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is preparing to seek bankruptcy protection before the end of the month if it does not reach a settlement with U.S. communities over widespread opioid litigation, three..
Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sourcesOxyContin 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..
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