R.I. to get $114 million from opioid lawsuit settlements

ATTORNEY GENERAL PETER F. NERONHA announced on Jan. 25 that Rhode Island settled lawsuits related to the opioid crisis with multinational corporation Johnson & Johnson and pharmaceutical distributors Cardinal Health Inc., McKesson Corp. and AmerisourceBergen Corp. for a total of $114 million. / SCREENSHOT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ON WPRI-TV CBS 12
ATTORNEY GENERAL PETER F. NERONHA announced on Jan. 25 that Rhode Island settled lawsuits related to the opioid crisis with multinational corporation Johnson & Johnson and pharmaceutical distributors Cardinal Health Inc., McKesson Corp. and AmerisourceBergen Corp. for a total of $114 million. / SCREENSHOT OF PRESS CONFERENCE ON WPRI-TV CBS 12
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced on Tuesday that his office reached a $9.8 million settlement with American multinational corporation Johnson & Johnson and a $90.8 million settlement with three major drug distributors to resolve lawsuits filed by state and local governments over the roles the companies played in fueling the opioid addiction…

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