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State AGs fight bonus pay for CEO of OxyContin-maker Purdue

The chief executive officer of OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma LP should not collect a potential $1.3 million bonus when he has been accused of contributing to the opioid epidemic, a group of state attorneys general said in a court filing on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 2nd, 2019

State AGs fight bonus pay for CEO of OxyContin-maker Purdue

The chief executive officer of OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma LP should not collect a potential $1.3 million bonus when he has been accused of contributing to the opioid epidemic, a group of state attorneys general said in a court filing on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 2nd, 2019

U.S. states fight back against Purdue"s bid to halt opioid lawsuits

U.S. state officials launched a legal counterattack on Friday against Purdue Pharma LP's attempt to shield itself and its controlling Sackler family from thousands of lawsuits claiming the OxyContin maker helped fuel the opioid epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 4th, 2019

Bankruptcy judge considers $1.3M bonus for Purdue Pharma CEO after opioid epidemic

The judge overseeing the bankruptcy case of OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma will consider Wednesday whether the company's CEO should get a bonus equal to half his $2.6 million salary......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 4th, 2019

Cracks in Purdue"s proposed opioid settlement as Arizona backs out

The U.S. state of Arizona withdrew its support for a proposed nationwide opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma LP, saying the maker of OxyContin sought to "undermine material terms of the deal," according to a court filing on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of opioids settlement

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many state and local.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 16th, 2019

Another state sues family accused of profiting from opioid crisis

Idaho is suing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the family that owns the privately held company for their alleged role in the opioid crisis, accusing them of mounting on.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 7th, 2019

NY Attorney General updates lawsuit against opioid distributors, including OxyContin maker

In amended lawsuit, New York Attorney General Letitia James accuses Purdue Pharma, other opioid distributors of fueling the state's opioid ep.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 28th, 2019

NY Attorney General sues opioid distributors, makers, including OxyContin maker

In lawsuit, New York Attorney General Letitia James accuses Purdue Pharma, other opioid distributors of fueling the state's o.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 28th, 2019

Purdue Pharma agrees to $270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and members of the wealthy Sackler family that own the company reached a $270 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit brought by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of fueling an opioid abuse epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2019

OxyContin maker Purdue reaches $270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and members of the wealthy Sackler family that own the company reached a $270 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit brought by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of fueling an opioid abuse epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2019

OxyContin maker reaches $270 million settlement

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, reached a $270 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the company of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic. Zachary Goelman reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2019

Purdue Pharma to settle historic Oklahoma opioid lawsuit

Purdue Pharma has agreed to settle a historic lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general who accused the OxyContin maker of aggressively marketing the opioid painkiller and fueling a drug epidemic that left thousands dead in the state......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 26th, 2019

OxyContin maker Purdue agrees to settle Oklahoma opioid case, source says

Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the maker of painkiller OxyContin of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2019

OxyContin maker Purdue agrees to settle Oklahoma opioid case: source

Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the OxyContin painkiller maker of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic, a person familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2019

Court clears way for Purdue, J&J, Teva to face opioid trial

Oklahoma's top court on Monday declined to delay a landmark trial set for May in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit accusing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and two other drugmakers of helping fuel an opioid abuse and overdose epidemic in the state......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2019

Oklahoma top court clears way for Purdue, J&J, Teva to face opioid trial

Oklahoma's top court on Monday declined to delay a landmark trial set for May in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit accusing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and two other drugmakers of helping fuel an opioid abuse and overdose epidemic in the state......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 25th, 2019

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma loses bid to delay opioid epidemic trial

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and two other drugmakers on Friday lost a bid to delay a landmark trial set for May in a lawsuit by Oklahoma's attorney general accusing them of helping fuel an opioid abuse and overdose epidemic in the state......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

State sues OxyContin maker Purdue for its role in opioid crisis

Attorney General Barbara Underwood on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, maker of the painkiller OxyContin, seeking monetary damages following the rise in opioid-related deaths in the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 15th, 2018

Colorado suing OxyContin maker over deceptive marketing

A lawsuit from the state of Colorado claims Purdue Pharma, which earned $35 billion in opioid manufacturing and sales, aimed its marketing to create doubt that opioids should be used sparingly.      &.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 11th, 2018

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to pay states" lawyers, urged to help victims

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP got court approval on Tuesday to reimburse millions of dollars in legal fees for states that back its proposed $10 billion settlement of opioid lawsuits, but with a condition meant to help victims of the addiction crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 19th, 2019