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State judge sets opioid crisis trial for January

A New York judge on Wednesday scheduled what could be the second state-level trial in the U.S. on the toll of opioids. Judge Jerry Garguilo set a trial date of Jan. 20 for claims brought by the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 8th, 2019

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends

Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first trial nationally in litigation over the drug crisis came to an end......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2019

Companies ask judge in U.S. opioid trial to recuse himself

Major drug wholesalers and retailers facing a massive lawsuit for allegedly fostering the nation's opioid crisis asked the judge hearing the case to recuse himself on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2019

Johnson & Johnson must pay $572M in landmark opioid trial

A judge in Oklahoma on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson had intentionally played down the dangers and oversold the benefits of opioids, and ordered it to pay the state $572 million in the fi.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2019

Johnson & Johnson must pay $572M in landmark opioid trial

A judge in Oklahoma on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson had intentionally played down the dangers and oversold the benefits of opioids, and ordered it to pay the state $572 million in the fi.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2019

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 Million in Landmark Opioid Trial

A judge in Oklahoma on Monday ruled that Johnson & Johnson had intentionally played down the dangers and oversold the benefits of opioids, and ordered it to pay the state $572 million in the fi.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 27th, 2019

J&J liable for $572 million in Oklahoma opioid epidemic trial, shares rise

An Oklahoma judge on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572.1 million to the state for its part in fueling an opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing addictive painkillers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 26th, 2019

J&J liable for $572 million in Oklahoma opioid epidemic trial, but shares surge

An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson liable for fueling an opioid epidemic in the state by deceptively marketing addictive painkillers, and ordered the drugmaker to pay $572.1 million......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 26th, 2019

Opioid "kingpin" J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial"s end

Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2019

Oklahoma lawyers at trial"s end say opioid "kingpin" J&J fueled epidemic

Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2019

Oklahoma at trial"s end says opioid "kingpin" J&J fueled epidemic

Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 15th, 2019

Oklahoma opioid trial will continue after a judge denies Johnson & Johnson"s request to dismiss

An ongoing lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson for its part in the opioid crisis will continue after the company's effort to have the case dismissed was denied by a judge Monday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 9th, 2019

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing next week for Sprint/T-Mobile deal

The judge hearing a complaint from state attorneys general seeking to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2019

U.S. judge sets pre-trial hearing for Sprint/T-Mobile deal for next week

The judge hearing a request from state attorneys general to stop T-Mobile US Inc from buying Sprint Corp for $26 billion will hold a pre-trial hearing next week......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 13th, 2019

Trial in Oklahoma"s lawsuit against opioid makers underway

The nation's first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 28th, 2019

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers

Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation's opioid crisis......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 27th, 2019

Oklahoma judge denies delay requests in opioid lawsuit

An Oklahoma judge has denied a request by 13 pharmaceutical companies to delay the state's lawsuit accusing them of fraudulently marketing drugs that have fueled the opioid crisis......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 9th, 2019

Judge dismisses opioid crisis lawsuits against drugmakers

A Connecticut judge has dismissed lawsuits against Purdue Pharma and other drugmakers brought by 37 cities and towns in the state that blame the companies for the opioid crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 9th, 2019

Malaysia"s ex-prime minister will stand trial on charges of laundering 1MDB state funds, court rules

Getty A High Court judge ordered the former prime minister of Malaysia, Najib Razak, to enter a .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider12 hr. 22 min. ago

Opioid Deal Could Open Door to Bigger Settlement

AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, McKesson and Teva reached a $260 million settlement to avoid a trial seeking to blame them for fueling the opioid crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 21st, 2019

Drug companies reach $260 million opioid settlement with Ohio counties, averting landmark trial

Four large drug companies reached a last-minute $260 million legal settlement over their role in the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic, striking a deal with two Ohio counties to avert the first federal trial over the crisis......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 21st, 2019