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Oklahoma Opioid Lawsuit to be Decided by Judge

A Cleveland County District Judge has ruled he will decide Oklahoma’s case against several drug manufacturers for their alleged complicity in the opioid crisis currently gripping the United States in a bench trial. An article outlining this emerging story is available here. District Judge Thad Balkman made the decision to forego a jury trial during […]

May 13th, 2019 Read More
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Opioid Maker Settles $270 Million Oklahoma Lawsuit

Purdue, manufacturer of the controversial opioid OxyContin, settled a lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma Attorney General for $270 million. A detailed article on the nature of the landmark settlement is available here. A suit filed by Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter against Purdue Pharma alleged the drug manufacturer—through aggressive marketing of OxyContin—fueled the opioid crisis […]

April 23rd, 2019 Read More