Opioid industry presses for settlement as trial looms

The chief executives of the three largest U.S. drug distributors and a drugmaker have been summoned to appear before a federal judge to discuss a proposal to resolve thousands of lawsuits alleging they fueled the U.S. opioid crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Opioid industry presses for settlement as trial looms

With a trial looming, major drug distributors and manufacturers are pressing to settle thousands of claims against them related to the nation's persistent opioid crisis.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from Medical Xpress

Opioid settlement talks fail, landmark trial expected Monday

A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlement on Friday that had been expected to be ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Reuters

Opioid settlement talks fail, landmark trial expected Monday: attorney, Fri 18 Oct 19 from Reuters

Opioid settlement talks falter, landmark trial expected Monday: attorney

A landmark trial stemming from the U.S. opioid epidemic is expected to begin on Monday after last-ditch talks to strike a multibillion-dollar settlement faltered on Friday, according to an attorney ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Reuters

Opioids settlement could be near, lawyer for local governments says

Executives from several large healthcare companies and state attorneys general were progressing toward what is expected to be a multibillion-dollar deal to resolve the sprawling litigation over ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Reuters Health

Opioid litigation talks can 'get a long way' to deal: lawyer

Executives from several large healthcare companies and state attorneys general can "get a long way" toward settling the sprawling litigation over the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic, a plaintiffs' ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Reuters

Judge's unorthodox approach has huge opioid settlement within reach

From the start of the sprawling U.S. litigation seeking to hold drugmakers and distributors liable for the country's opioid epidemic, Judge Dan Polster has made one thing clear: he never wanted ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Reuters

Judge summons drug company CEOs to discuss opioid settlement: source

The chief executives of the three largest U.S. drug distributors and a drugmaker have been summoned to appear before a federal judge to discuss a proposal to resolve thousands of lawsuits alleging ...

Thu 17 Oct 19 from Reuters

Judge summons drug company CEOs to court to discuss opioid settlement: source, Thu 17 Oct 19 from Reuters

After flooding US with opioids, industry giants offer $50 billion settlement

Settlement is uncertain as some plaintiffs want more details.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from Arstechnica

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