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Neronha joins 22 states in opposing Purdue Pharma settlement offer

Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha joined attorneys general from 22 other states and opioid addiction activists on Tuesday in pushing back against...

Bankruptcy judge OKs federal settlement with Purdue Pharma

Proposed settlements between the federal government and OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners cleared a major legal hurdle Tuesday when a bankruptcy judge...

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

WASHINGTON (AP) - Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will...
A JUDGE in Boston on Tuesday denied the Sackler family’s request to toss out a lawsuit related to the family's role in the opioid epidemic. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GEORGE FREY

Purdue’s Sacklers get closer to an opioid trial in Mass.

NEW YORK – Purdue Pharma LP’s billionaire owners, the Sackler family, are a step closer to a trial in Massachusetts over their role in...

Purdue bankruptcy is not closure

A bankruptcy declaration and large settlement are supposed to bring some degree of closure. Purdue Pharma LP’s bankruptcy filing and $10 billion plan to...
Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy, hoping to avoid having to deal individually with more than 2,000 lawsuits stemming from the company's role in the opioid crisis. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GEORGE FREY

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy to wipe out 2,000...

WILMINGTON, Del. – Purdue Pharma LP filed for bankruptcy with a more than $10 billion plan to settle claims that it fueled the U.S....

Whitehouse among senators urging Purdue not to seek profit from new...

PROVIDENCE – Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on March 28 sent a letter to Purdue Pharma, manufacturer...

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