The drug manufacturer Mallinckrodt which has been announced to be bankrupt will have to pay an $18 million settlement to Washington over its role in fueling the opioid crisis in the state.
A trial has begun in federal court in Cleveland, where a judge will decide the amount of penalty the two Ohio counties will get from CVS, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies over the companies' alleged role in the opioid crisis.
An appeal from prosecutors and an attorney for an 18-year-old man accused of killing four people in a traffic crash has been rejected by a Florida judge.
The U.S. Department of Justice has subpoenaed Royal Philips NV over the recall of defective CPAP sleep apnea machines and respirators, which are alleged of causing severe problems to the users.
A $10 million settlement which would be paid over the course of 10 years has been reached between Endo Pharmaceuticals and San Francisco over the company's role in the opioid crisis.
Juul Labs has agreed to pay $22.5 million to Washington state over its e-cigarette as the company is alleged to illicit marketing and sales of the vaping products to the minors.
Florida lawsuit's settlement of $870 million is accepted by the defendants to get rid of the opioid lawsuits, but Walgreens Co. is still reluctant to accept the agreement.
A former daycare owner has been ordered to spend four months in jail under a manslaughter charge as the court found her responsible for the death of a 2-year-old boy in a hot van.
A $ 55 million settlement has been rewarded to the Hamilton County area from the national opioid settlement, whereas Northern Kentucky counties might receive $20 million.