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100 Billion Pain Pills: Report Casts Alarming New Light on Opioid Crisis

January 19, 2020   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. More than 100 billion doses prescription painkillers oxycodone and hydrocodone were shipped throughout the United States from 2006 to 2014, according to disturbing new data from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)....
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Pharmacies File Opioid Lawsuit Against Doctors in Ohio

January 10, 2020   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. Major drug store chains have filed a lawsuit against hundreds of medical doctors in Ohio, claiming that they overprescribed painkillers and bear at least partial responsibility for the opioid epidemic. These...
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11th-Hour Opioid Lawsuit Settlement Averts Ohio Trial

October 21, 2019   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. Four major opioid manufacturers have agreed to settle an opioid lawsuit brought by Ohio counties in a deal worth $260 million. First reported by the Wall Street Journal, the settlement averts...
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Another One: Johnson & Johnson Agrees to $20.4 Million Opioid Lawsuit Settlement

October 4, 2019   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. Major pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson & Johnson this week announced it would pay $20.4 million to settle opioid lawsuits brought by two Ohio counties. The settlement arrives just before a landmark federal...
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Purdue Pharma Reaches Tentative Opioid Lawsuit Settlement

September 13, 2019   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has reached a tentative settlement with 27 states and territories in a lawsuit alleging the opioid manufacturer helped fuel the opioid crisis. The deal is...
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Johnson & Johnson Opioid Trial: Company Ordered to Pay $572 Million

August 27, 2019   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. An Oklahoma judge has issued a verdict in a closely watched Johnson & Johnson opioid trial, ordering the pharmaceutical company to pay $572 million to the State of Oklahoma for its...
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Allergan and Endo Settle Opioid Lawsuit for $15 million

August 26, 2019   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. Two major opioid manufacturers have agreed to settle an Ohio opioid lawsuit alleging that Endo International PLC and Allergan PLC helped cause the U.S. opioid epidemic. The companies agreed to pay...
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Opioid Manufacturer, 4 Others Indicted in Federal Court

July 22, 2019   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. Legal action continues to heat up against opioid manufacturers and distributors. This week, the federal government filed charges against Miami-Luken, an Ohio-based manufacturer, as well as the company’s president and compliance...
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Purdue Pharma Lawsuit: Opioid Manufacturers Face Legal Action

June 20, 2019   |  
IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. In 2017, 1,953 people died of opioid overdoses in North Carolina alone. Sobering numbers like this may help us understand the scope of the opioid epidemic — and why legal action...
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Can I File an Opioid Lawsuit?

IMPORTANT: Please note that due to filing deadlines and other criteria, we are no longer accepting any opioid claims. More than 700,000 people died from a drug overdose between 1999 and 2017 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Many of these deaths...
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