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Purdue bankruptcy judge extends temporary litigation shield for Sacklers

Bottles of prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D. sit on a shelf at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comSacklers protected until Feb 1Judge directs negotiations to amend opioid dealThe company and…
bubmag
December 29, 2021
Oxycodone

US judge overturns Purdue Pharma opioid settlement

NEW YORK — A US judge on Thursday struck down the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy plan because it provided some immunity for the owners of the company in exchange for a $4.5 billion payout to victims of the opioid crisis. In her decision, seen by AFP, Judge Colleen McMahon said the…
bubmag
December 17, 2021
Oxycodone

Judge rejects Purdue Pharma’s sweeping opioid settlement

A federal judge rejected OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy settlement of thousands of lawsuits over the opioid epidemic Thursday because of a provision that would protect members of the Sackler family from facing litigation of their own. U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon in New York found that federal bankruptcy law…
bubmag
December 17, 2021