MEDICAL: Purdue Pharma ‘offers up to $12bn’ to settle opioid cases

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BBC News – August 28, 2019

Purdue Pharma, the opioid drug-maker owned by the billionaire Sackler family, is reported to be offering between $10bn and $12bn to settle thousands of lawsuits against it.

The firm is facing over 2,000 lawsuits linked to its painkiller OxyContin.

Purdue told the BBC it was “actively working” towards a “global resolution” but would not comment on the amount.

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  • kamtanblog  On August 28, 2019 at 10:32 am

    Wow opioid overdose !
    USA culture of corruption/death …

    Drug cartels profiteering on consumers addiction..
    Absolute disgrace !
    Too late to save USA from self inflicted
    addictions//abuse…..

    Kamtan

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