February 17, 2022

Ohio AG: Study links opioid deaths to stimulus checks

(The Center Square) – A study released Thursday by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost links COVID-19 stimulus checks to increases in deaths caused by opioid overdoses across the country.
February 23, 2022

Corporate opioid payouts now being finalized would top $32 billion

Over the next two weeks, some of the biggest U.S. corporations accused of "turbocharging" the opioid epidemic could finalize payouts to victims and governments worth roughly $32 billion.
February 18, 2022

Ohio AG says study shows connection between stimulus checks and opioid overdose deaths

Ohio’s attorney general says a study done by his office shows a connection between federal stimulus checks sent out during the first months of the pandemic and a rise in opioid overdose deaths.
January 10, 2022

Delaware top court says Rite Aid can't get insurance coverage for opioid cases

Delaware Supreme Court rules for Chubb in coverage lawsuit by Rite Aid. Court says Rite Aid only entitled to coverage in personal injury cases
February 1, 2022

Native American tribes reach $590 million opioid settlement

Native American tribes have reached opioid settlements worth over a half-billion dollars with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three distributors
February 1, 2022

US opioid crisis: Native American tribes reach $590m settlement

Three US drug distributors and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson agree to deal resolving tribal claims over opioid epidemic.
February 1, 2022

Pharmacy Giants to Pay $590 Million to US Native Americans Over Opioids

A group of pharmaceutical companies and distributors agreed to pay $590 million to settle lawsuits connected to opioid addiction among Native American tribes, according to a U.S. court filing released Tuesday.
January 3, 2022

States back McKinsey bid to dismiss local governments' opioid cases

Ohio and 10 other states argue lawsuits are barred by McKinsey's settlements with states. McKinsey fighting multidistrict litigation in San Francisco