Pharmacy

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May 10, 2022

Judge to Decide How Much Pharmacies Owe Over Opioid Crisis

A hearing began Tuesday in federal court in Cleveland that will help a judge determine how much CVS, Walgreens and Walmart should pay two northeast Ohio counties to help them ease the continuing opioid crisis.
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May 11, 2022

Judge to decide how much pharmacies owe two Ohio counties over opioid crisis

A hearing began Tuesday in federal court in Cleveland that will help a judge determine how much CVS, Walgreens and Walmart should pay two northeast Ohio counties to help them ease the continuing opioid crisis.
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May 12, 2022

Pharmacy chains should pay $878 mln for opioid epidemic role, Ohio counties say

CLEVELAND, May 10 (Reuters) - A lawyer for two Ohio counties said on Monday that CVS Health Corp (CVS.N), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) should fund an $878 million plan to address the opioid crisis there, as a first-of-its-kind trial got underway to determine the pharmacy chains' contribution.
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May 10, 2022

Ohio judge hears if pharmacy chains should pay for driving opioid crisis

CVS, Walgreens and Walmart Were found to recklessly dispense narcotic painkillers in two Ohio counties, fueling a drug epidemic
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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
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January 17, 2022

Ohio doctors, pharmacists cut back on the dispensing of prescription opioids in 2021, continuing a yearslong trend

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio doctors and pharmacists cut back the number of prescription opioids they dispensed last year, a move that continues a large-scale drop in the number of painkillers doled out across the state.
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November 24, 2021

Opioid Update: Jury Verdict Reached Against Defendant Pharmacies in Opioid MDL

Yesterday, the first bellwether trial in the opioid multidistrict litigation (MDL) came to a close with a jury verdict in favor the plaintiffs.
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December 1, 2021

Are Pharmacies to Blame in Opioid Deaths? Why Ohio's Federal Drug Verdict was an Important Test Case

Last week, a federal jury in Ohio found that several major pharmacy chains operating in two of the state’s counties contributed to opioid overdose deaths there.
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