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Victims of opioid addiction weren't in the room when OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma persuaded half the state attorneys general to settle claims over the company's role in the... more
Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits  ABC NEWS · 1 day
A committee guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's bankruptcy is suggesting other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdue's bankruptcy proceedings to settle lawsuits seeking to hold the industry accountable for the national... more
Victims, families gain key role in Purdue bankruptcy case  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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Judge to hear arguments on stopping suits against Sacklers  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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The Latest: Purdue Pharma proposes $200M for opioid crisis  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Purdue Pharma has agreed to advance $200 million to battle the opioid crisis within six months in exchange for a pause on litigation against family members who own the company more
The Latest: Lawsuits paused against Purdue Pharma, Sacklers  ABC NEWS · 1 week
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Beverly Sackler, an owner of Purdue Pharma, dies  ABC NEWS · 7 days
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The Latest: Judge will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A judge has said he will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and its owners for six months in hopes of finalizing a settlement over the OxyContin maker's role in the... more
Judge will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma, its owners  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A judge has said he will halt lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and its owners for six months in hopes of finalizing a settlement over the OxyContin maker's role in the... more
Arizona now has misgivings about Purdue opioid settlement  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Arizona's attorney general is having misgivings about agreeing to accept Purdue Pharma's proposal to settle litigation over the opioid crisis more
The Latest: Purdue says little harm to pause Sackler suits  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma says it would cause little harm to states to pause litigation against its owners, but letting the suits plow ahead would damage efforts to... more
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New materials to help stop lithium-ion battery fires, explosions and improve battery performance  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
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