A settlement valued at $8.34 billion was reached between Purdue Pharmaand the Justice Department, which required the drug company to plead guilty to three felonies related to its marketing and distribution of OxyContin, according to the Wall Street Journal.
New York state filed civil charges accusing Johnson & Johnson of insurance fraud for downplaying the risks of opioid painkillers, including to doctors and elderly patients.
New York state filed civil charges accusing Endo International Plc of insurance fraud for misrepresenting the safety and efficacy of the company’s opioid drugs, adding fuel to the nation’s opioid crisis.
Drugmakers AstraZeneca Plc and Cephalon, a unit of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, reached a multistate accord on Wednesday over civil charges they overbilled state Medicaid programs, the New York Attorney General announced. The settlement with the states comes after the U.S. Justice Department settled parallel civil charges with both companies in July. The $54 million […]