Washington To Get $371.8M To Fight Opioid Crisis

06/18/2023 - 22:18

Following the settlement of a lawsuit against opioid-producing and -selling businesses, the state of Washington will receive $371.8 million…

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3M's Bankruptcy Attempt To Resolve Earplug Suits Rejected

06/16/2023 - 18:03

Aearo Technologies, a 3M subsidiary, was declared bankrupt by a U.S. judge, who also rejected an attempt to settle over 260,000 cases that…

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Drugmakers To Pay $365.6M In Opioid Settlement To Virginia

06/12/2023 - 20:59

Following opioid painkiller deals with Teva, Allergen, CVS, and Walgreens, Virginia is expected to earn around $365.6 million in…

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Subuxone Manufacturer To Pay $102.5M Over Antitrust Claims

06/11/2023 - 22:22

Opioid addiction treatment drug Suboxone's manufacturer has agreed to pay $102.5 million to the District of Columbia, 41 states, and other…

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Talcum Powder Jury Trial Against J&J Underway In California

06/08/2023 - 21:26

Following a protracted delay in the cases due to Johnson & Johnson's decision to pursue a much-derided bankruptcy filing, the first jury…

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Bard Requests To Replace & Choose New Hernia Mesh Suits

06/07/2023 - 21:48

C.R. Bard is requesting that a federal judge choose two new hernia mesh lawsuits for early bellwether trials that are scheduled to start…

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Tepezza Hearing Loss MDL Created Before Illinois Judge

06/07/2023 - 21:37

As part of an MDL, or multidistrict litigation, a panel of federal judges has decided that all Tepezza claims alleging hearing loss filed…

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J&J Settles 161 Hernia Mesh Suits In Ga.

06/01/2023 - 18:48

According to a group of more than 160 plaintiffs, their hernia mesh case against Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon subsidiary has been…

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Opvee Nasal Spray Approved By FDA To Reverse Opioid Overdose

05/30/2023 - 18:04

Opvee, the first nalmefene hydrochloride nasal spray, was given the go-ahead by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the emergency…

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3M CEO Required To Attend Mediation In Earplug Litigation

05/25/2023 - 21:01

The U.S. District Judge presiding over all Combat Arms Earplug complaints filed in federal courts nationwide has ordered the CEO of 3M…

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FTC Blocks Amgen From Acquiring Manufacturer of Tepezza

05/25/2023 - 20:51

Federal regulators have filed a lawsuit to block Amgen's $27.8 billion acquisition of Horizon Therapeutics, the firm behind Tepezza,…

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Juul, Altria Reach $60.5M Settlement With MN In Vape Suits

05/24/2023 - 21:32

Two businesses and Minnesota have struck a $60.5 million settlement over the alleged fraudulent marketing of e-cigarettes to children and…

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