Tag Archives: Opioid

Should J&J owe billions for Oklahoma’s opioid crisis? We’ll find out Monday

Opioid drugmakers face thousands of lawsuits around the country, a mountain of them grouped in Cleveland’s federal court. But right now, it’s a Monday decision—in the first opioid case to make it to trial nationally—that has market watchers bracing for news. Judge Thad Balkman in Oklahoma’s Cleveland County is set to rule Monday on the state’s lawsuit against Johnson &… Read More »

Oklahoma makes final bid to hold J&J responsible for opioid epidemic

(Reuters) – Oklahoma’s attorney general on Wednesday made his final bid to force Johnson & Johnson to pay $ 17 billion for its part in fueling the opioid epidemic, saying the drugmaker’s “egregious” marketing caused an oversupply of addictive drugs and overdose deaths. FILE PHOTO: The Johnson & Johnson logo is displayed on a screen… Read More »