CLEVELAND (Reuters) – A landmark trial over the U.S. opioid epidemic is on track to begin on Monday after drug companies and local governments failed to agree on a settlement on Friday that had been expected to be valued at up to $50 billion. A view of the statue standing in front of the U.S.
(Reuters) – From the start of the sprawling U.S. litigation seeking to hold drugmakers and distributors liable for the country’s opioid epidemic, Judge Dan Polster has made one thing clear: he never wanted a trial. FILE PHOTO: Federal Judge Dan A. Polster, of the U.S. District Court’s Northern District of Ohio, poses in an undated
(Reuters) – The chief executives of the three largest U.S. drug distributors and a drugmaker have been summoned to appear before a federal judge to discuss a proposal to resolve thousands of lawsuits alleging they fueled the U.S. opioid crisis, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva
FILE PHOTO: A sign giving condolences for the victims of the Route 91 music festival mass shooting appears on the MGM Grand sign in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 2, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Survivors and family of 58 people who were slain in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history have reached