Pharmaceutical Companies

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April 6, 2022

McKesson loses bid to make insurers cover opioid defense

Judge finds lawsuits allege deliberate, not accidental, conduct. McKesson says it has spent more than $270 million on opioid legal defense
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February 25, 2022

J&J, distributors finalize $26B landmark opioid settlement

Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and three major distributors have finalized a nationwide settlement over their role in the opioid addiction crisis
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March 30, 2022

Cardinal Health keeps opioid coverage fight in state court

6th Circuit cites risk of state, federal court friction. Ohio state courts are considering other opioid coverage disputes
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February 25, 2022

Cardinal Health to payout billions in massive opioid lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson and its three largest drug distributors will pay a combined $26 billion to communities affected by the opioid crisis.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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