July 14, 2021
Toledo Fire and Rescue Department, D.A.R.T. share insight on the local opioid crisis following Purdue Pharma settlement
Lt. Zakariya Reed with the Toledo Fire and Rescue Department says the number of deaths grew drastically during the pandemic.
June 7, 2021
Cuyahoga County to fund infant mortality programs with Johnson & Johnson opioid settlement
CLEVELAND — Cuyahoga County officials announced late last week plans to use $2.3 million in settlement money to fund two programs aimed at reducing infant mortality.
May 28, 2021
Key Opioid Trials To Watch As Cases Heat Up Nationwide
Law360 (May 28, 2021, 9:18 PM EDT) -- With the coronavirus crisis cooling down, a pressure cooker of opioid litigation is heating up with long-awaited trials across the country.
May 27, 2021
McKinsey, opioid plaintiffs spar over MDL venue
Consulting firm McKinsey & Co Inc on Thursday urged the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to create a new MDL in the Southern District of New York consolidating lawsuits by local governments accusing it of contributing to the opioid epidemic through its work advising drug manufacturers.
February 22, 2021
AG Yost reaches $24.7M settlement with consultant that allegedly fueled opioid epidemic
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has agreed to a settlement with McKinsey & Co. that will pour more than $24 million into communities to help combat the devastating effects of an opioid epidemic that has ripped apart communities and families throughout the state.
December 17, 2020
How COVID-19 is Fueling the Opioid Crisis in Ohio
What You Need To Know:- Family behind Purdue Pharma testified before Congress on Thursday - Ohio lawmakers are pushing to refocus attention on worsening opioid crisis - OSU addiction specialist says pandemic “definitely” led to resurgence of opioid epidemic
October 21, 2020
Purdue Pharma Plea Offers Little Solace to Survivors of Opioid Crisis
The company, which produced OxyContin, faces penalties of $8.3 billion. But families of those addicted are skeptical of the tangible benefits.
August 18, 2020
Brunswick School District enters Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case
BRUNSWICK, Ohio -- The Brunswick Board of Education on Monday (Aug. 17) authorized the school district’s participation in a bankruptcy filing by Purdue Pharma, makers of the opioid drug OxyContin.