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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

Closely watched opioid trial in New York postponed due to coronavirus

A highly anticipated trial pitting New York state against McKesson Corp , Johnson & Johnson , CVS Health Corp and others for allegedly fueling the opioid epidemic has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to the court......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 10th, 2020

States spurn drug industry"s opioid-settlement offer

An $18 billion settlement offer from three major drug wholesalers to resolve litigation over the opioid crisis has fallen apart, after more than 20 state attorneys general rejected it in a letter earlier this week......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 14th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: State attorneys general reject $18 billion settlement with opioid wholesalers

An $18 billion offer from three major drug wholesalers aimed at settling litigation over their alleged role in the opioid crisis fell through, after more than 20 state attorneys general rejected it in a letter to the companies’ law firms this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2020