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The Sacklers tentatively agreed to pay $3 billion out of their pockets and dissolve Purdue Pharma to settle thousands of opioid lawsuits

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The owners of Purdue Pharma - including members of the Sackler family - have reached a tentative settlement agreement in thousands of lawsuits over what accusers say is misleading marketing of OxyContin that's been partly responsible for the US opioid crisis , the New York Times reported September 11.
State attorneys general had previously asked the Sacklers to pay $4.5 billion, according to NPR .
Purdue's accusers claim the company's misleading advertising helped ignite America's opioid crisis, Business Insider previously reported.
Sales of OxyContin helped the family build a $13 billion...
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Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioids Cases

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioids Cases

5 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwide.
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