Physician’s Weekly Reports on $260M Opioid Settlement

October 23, 2019

Source: Physician's Weekly

Nationwide, the pharmaceutical industry still faces more than 2,600 other lawsuits over the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic. Participants in those cases said the Ohio deal buys them time to try to work out a nationwide settlement of all claims, the AP said.

“People can’t lose sight of the fact that the counties got a very good deal for themselves, but we also set an important national benchmark for the others,”
Hunter Shkolnik, a lawyer for Cuyahoga County, told the Associated Press.

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