Brian Mann

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Drug Firms Accused Of Fueling Opioid Crisis In Talks To Reach Legal Settlements

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson and other drug firms accused of fueling the nation's opioid epidemic are in talks trying to reach legal settlements that could reach tens of billions of dollars.

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Not Just Purdue: Big Drug Companies Considering Settlements To Resolve Opioid Suits

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Purdue Pharma, Johnson & Johnson and other health care giants are discussing potential deals with authorities that could resolve thousands of lawsuits they're facing over the U.S. opioid epidemic.

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Purdue Pharma Is In Talks To Settle Multiple Opioid Lawsuits

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, faces billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation's opioid crisis.

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The National Impact Of Oklahoma's Opioid Case

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

A court order that Johnson and Johnson pay Oklahoma $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis is good news for the other state and local governments bringing cases against the opioid industry.

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Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay Oklahoma $572 Million In Opioid Trial

Monday, August 26, 2019

In a landmark ruling, Judge Thad Balkman ruled in favor of Oklahoma in its lawsuit to hold the drugmaker accountable for the costs of opioid addiction in the state.

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Verdict In Oklahoma Opioid Lawsuit Will Be Watched Closely By Other States

Monday, August 26, 2019

The first major opioid trial in the country wraps up Monday. An Oklahoma judge will rule in a $17 billion civil suit filed by the state against Johnson & Johnson.

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Federal Judge In Ohio Releases Trove Of Opioid Sales Records

Monday, July 22, 2019

Documents released as part of the biggest opioid litigation case reveal more internal emails from drug industry executives voicing indifference to addiction risks and the over-use of opioids.

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Federal Judge Orders Release Of Dataset Showing Drug Industry's Role In Opioid Crisis

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

As addiction has soared, drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies profited off opioids. Newly released data details who made the pills, where they were sold, and which communities were hit hardest.

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Reckitt Benckiser Agrees To Pay $1.4 Billion In Opioid Settlement

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The deal to resolve all U.S. federal investigations and claims is the biggest drug industry settlement so far stemming from the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.

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Reckitt Benckiser Agrees To Pay U.S. Government $1.4 Billion In Opioid Settlement

Thursday, July 11, 2019

It's the biggest settlement yet in the nation's opioid crisis: the company that marketed Suboxone Film, an opioid treatment drug, will pay $1.4 billion to settle claims of fraudulent marketing.

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Politicians, Government Agencies Feud Over Payouts Tied To Opioid Epidemic

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Drug companies are paying hundreds of millions of dollars to end lawsuits tied to the opioid epidemic. As payouts grow, government leaders are fighting over where the money should go.

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Oklahoma Judge OKs $85 Million Settlement With Teva Pharmaceuticals

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Feuding state parties have reached a compromise over how to spend the $85 million the state won in a settlement with a pharmaceutical company which was being sued over its role in the opioid crisis.

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New York's Aggressive Battle Against Climate Change

Friday, June 21, 2019

New York is set to enact plans to battle climate change. It would go further than some other states in cutting carbon emissions from electricity, buildings and transportation.

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Pulling Back The Curtain On Alzheimer's, Through Its Lighter And Darker Moments

Friday, June 21, 2019

During each episode of their intimate podcast, Will and Bella Doolittle chronicle aspects of her illness and the inner workings of their two-decade-long marriage.

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Alzheimer's Reshapes The Lives Of A Family In New York

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Alzheimer's disease puts incredible strain on relationships. One couple in New York is talking publicly about how the disease is changing their marriage.

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Attorneys Unveil Plan For National Settlement Of Lawsuits From Opioid Epidemic

Friday, June 14, 2019

Attorneys who represent hundreds of local governments have a new proposal for how to deal with the opioid crisis. They unveiled the framework for nationwide settlement in federal court on Friday.

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Architecture For Possible Nationwide Opioid Settlement Unveiled

Friday, June 14, 2019

If finalized, such a deal could funnel tens of billions of dollars to American communities struggling with the addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.

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Opioid Crackdown Could Lead To More Drug Company Bankruptcies

Monday, June 10, 2019

Many of the industry's biggest companies, such as Johnson & Johnson, are tangled up in litigation. The latest filing was by Insys Therapeutics after a $225-million settlement agreement.

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Cities And States Look To Big Pharma To Cover Costs Of The Opioid Epidemic

Monday, May 27, 2019

The pharmaceutical industry is facing hundreds of lawsuits around the country from state and local officials, who want the industry to help pay to tackle the opioid epidemic.

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The High Cost Of The Opioid Epidemic For Communities

Monday, May 27, 2019

State and local governments say the prescription opioid epidemic is costing them billions of dollars. They're suing big drug companies to recoup some of those costs.

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