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December 6, 2019

The Opioid Files Inside the opioid industry’s marketing machine

Unsealed court documents reveal how drug companies ramped up sales during the epidemic.
November 6, 2019

Teva earnings preview: Opioid suits are ‘key’

Analysts say the terms from a global settlement around opioids will impact shares in the future
October 30, 2019

The Opioids Deal

Drug industry and ravaged communities seek an opioids deal. That won’t come easy — or end the crisis.
October 24, 2019

Ohio opioid settlement could set precedent for California cases

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

Teva, others settle Ohio opioid cases; Q3 earnings; First in Human

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

1st Federal Opioid Crisis Trial to Focus on Distribution

First federal trial on U.S. opioid crisis is to focus on how powerful prescription painkillers were distributed.
October 21, 2019

The opioid crisis is forcing more kids into the foster system

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 governor convenes talks with lawyers in opioid lawsuits

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.