US Opioid Lawsuits on Verge of Settlements With 4 Companies

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Opioid lawsuits in the US are on the verge of settlements with four companies a proposed to twenty six billion dollar settlement between state and local governments and the three biggest drug distribution companies in the United States plus drug maker Johnson and Johnson appears close at hand lawyers for local governments announced Tuesday they are on the verge of a deal under which Johnson and Johnson would not produce any opioids for at least ten years additionally AmerisourceBergen cardinal health and McKesson would share information on prescriptions in an effort to stop the flood of pills if approved the settlement will likely be the biggest so far in litigation involving the opioids epidemic hi Mike Rossio

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