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4th Circuit Sends WV City's Opioid Case to State High Court

Categories: General

A U.S. appeals court has referred a $2.5 billion lawsuit brought by a West Virginia city and county against major drug distributors over the opioid crisis to the state's…

CVS Settles Alaska Opioid Role for $10M

Categories: Settlements

CVS has settled with Alaska over its role in the state's opioid crisis, agreeing to pay $10 million over 10 years without admitting wrongdoing.

Alaska has reached a…

Judge Approves $45M Settlement in Juul E-Cigarette Case

Categories: Settlements

A California federal judge has granted preliminary approval for a $45 million settlement between Altria Group and a group of consumers who allege they overpaid for 

Roundup Lawsuits in New Jersey Seek Centralization

Categories: General

A request has been filed by a group of plaintiffs urging the consolidation of all Roundup lawsuits related to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma injuries in New Jersey state courts.

The request aims to establish a multicounty litigation (MCL) with…

Alabama Obtains $220M More in Opioid Settlement

Categories: Settlements

Alabama has secured an additional $220 million in opioid settlement funds from two major distributors, Cardinal Health and Cencora, as announced by the Alabama Attorney…

Plaintiffs Pick 4 Tepezza Lawsuits for Bellwether Pool

Categories: Growing MDLs

Tepezza, a medication developed by Horizon Therapeutics to address thyroid eye disease or bulging eyes, has found itself entangled in a growing number of lawsuits related to…

Endo to Pay $465M in Bankruptcy Settlement

Categories: General

Bankrupt drugmaker Endo International is set to pay up to $465 million to settle various federal claims, including law enforcement, tax, and healthcare costs, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
The settlement is a significant…

Federal Government Seeks To Dismiss A $17.5M Med-Mal Suit

Categories: Settlements

A $17.5 million medical malpractice lawsuit filed by a veteran is being considered to be dismissed. The federal government is seeking the dismissal on the grounds that the complaint was filed a year too late.

According to the lawsuit, the…

Chokehold Death Lawsuit Settled For $6.5M

Categories: Settlements

A wrongful death lawsuit involving a now-former police officer who is facing a murder charge for choking a man to death settled for $6.5 million.

According to the lawsuit, in February, a 40-year old chokehold death victim fought and fled…

PG&E Agrees To Pay $125M In California Fire

Categories: Settlements

California's energy regulator and Pacific Gas & Electric have reached a $125 million settlement over the 2019 Kincade Fire that burned more than 77,000 acres destroying hundreds of homes and injuring Sonoma County's four residents.