OxyContin maker Purdue explores bankruptcy, WSJ and Reuters say

PURDUE PHARMA is reportedly preparing for a possible bankruptcy filing as it faces hundreds of lawsuits over its role in the United States opioid epidemic. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO
PURDUE PHARMA is reportedly preparing for a possible bankruptcy filing as it faces hundreds of lawsuits over its role in the United States opioid epidemic. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO
NEW YORK - Oxycontin-maker Purdue Pharma LP is preparing for a possible bankruptcy filing as it faces hundreds of lawsuits over its role in the United States opioid epidemic, Reuters and the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. The drugmaker has hired advisers to prepare for a potential filing, the Journal said, citing people familiar with…

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