Oklahoma’s case against J&J claiming the company was the “kingpin” in the opioid crisis moves into the defense phase.
Drugs & Medical Devices
Surgeons may be contributing to the opioid crisis by overprescribing after procedures, according to new report.
Cardinal Health allegedly did not report suspicious opioid orders to the DEA and has been fined $44 million.
Kelsey Mulvey, 27, used her position as a nurse to steal opioids meant for cancer patients.
Judge says Oklahoma needs to prove that settlement funds from opioid litigation comply with a new state law.
Phoenix-based opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection just five days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle the litigation against it concerning the powerful fentanyl spray, Subsys. Insys asked the court to “allow it to sell its assets to pay more than $250 million in debts,” according to
Dr. William Husel turned himself in and is being charged with twenty-five counts of murder for prescribing high doses of fentanyl.
As Connecticut proposes opioid tax, distributors push back.
Oklahoma takes J & J to court in opioid trial. J & J mounts its defense.
The crippling opioid abuse crisis is decreasing employee productivity. One company is stepping in with resources to keep people at work.