December 22, 2021

Purdue's $4.5 Billion Opioid Settlement Got Thrown Out. Now What?

by The Journal.

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Last week, a federal judge overturned a roughly $4.5 billion settlement between OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and members of the Sackler family, who own the company. WSJ's Jonathan Randles explains why the ruling was surprising and what it means for people who sued Purdue, like Ryan Hampton.

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