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U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks

A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 11th, 2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva"s $85 million opioid settlement

An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million (£66.7 million) settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney general that the drugmaker helped fuel the U.S. opioid epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 24th, 2019

Purdue Pharma to stay in business as bankruptcy unfolds

A judge cleared the way Tuesday for OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to stay in business while it pursues bankruptcy protection and settlement of more than 2,600 lawsuits filed against it in a reckoning over the opioid crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral21 hr. 2 min. ago

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said Sunday that they're interested in contin.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 9th, 2019

Opioid talks fail, Purdue bankruptcy filing expected

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is expected to file for bankruptcy after settlement talks over the nation's deadly overdose crisis hit an impasse, attorneys general involved in the talks said Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 8th, 2019

Judge approves CVS-Aetna merger settlement, WSJ reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 5th, 2019

Purdue Pharma in talks over multibillion-dollar deal to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits

The Sackler family would lose control of the business and contribute at least $3 billion to the settlement, which could total as much as $12 billion, according to people familiar with the talks......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 28th, 2019

Purdue in talks for multibillion dollar opioid settlement

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, is in discussion to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 27th, 2019

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds

A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 18th, 2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law

Oklahoma's governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 14th, 2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on Teva opioid settlement, AP says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 12th, 2019

Oklahoma judge demands changes to Teva"s $85M opioid settlement, Bloomberg says

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJun 12th, 2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement

An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state's proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he's assured it complies with a new law targeting such deals......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 10th, 2019

U.S. judge appoints Ken Feinberg mediator for Bayer Roundup settlement talks

A U.S. judge on Wednesday appointed prominent attorney Kenneth Feinberg as mediator for court-mandated settlement talks in the federal litigation over allegations that Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

U.S. judge approves Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions settlement

A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday approved a $307.5 million civil settlement for about 100,000 U.S. owners of Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles that the government said had illegal software that allowed them to emit excess emissions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 3rd, 2019

Judge sides with Orioles, rules MASN dispute can head to Arbitration Association

A 2005 settlement agreement between MLB and the Baltimore Orioles created the framework for MASN, and a perpetual majority stake in the network for the Orioles......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

Lawyers seek extension of settlement talks in soybean suit

Lawyers on both sides of a federal lawsuit claiming a soybean seed company purposely sold faulty seeds to black farmers in Mississippi are asking a judge for more time to reach a settlement......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 15th, 2019

Opioid trials to begin in 2019 as settlement is also pushed

A judge with an audacious plan to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by government entities over the opioid crisis has changed course slightly......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 12th, 2018

Judge approves a $142-million settlement over the Wells Fargo accounts scandal, calling it "rough justice"

Wells Fargo & Co. customers who didn’t consent to .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 30th, 2018

PUC judge approves proposed San Onofre settlement

Five months after owners of the failed San On.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 26th, 2018

Judge approves $4.7M settlement of 10-year ERISA lawsuit against SunTrust Banks

A federal judge approved the proposed $4.7 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit by participants in the SunTrust Banks Inc. 401(k) Savings Plan claiming the Atlanta-based bank violated provisions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Ac.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2018