The federal government knew a reservoir system it built in the Houston area in the 1940s was likely to flood private residences, and is liable for damage incurred there during Hurricane Harvey, a judge ruled.
AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, McKesson and Teva have reached a settlement to avoid a trial seeking to blame them for fueling the opioid crisis, according to people familiar with the matter.
Sara RandazzoPlaintiffs lawyer Mark Lanier gave a Sunday sermon, celebrated his 59th birthday, and flew to Cleveland for openings in the #opioid trial.
But alas, a settlement meant no jury would hear his narrative.
Johnson & Johnson has offered to pay about $4 billion to settle all lawsuits in the U.S. accusing the company of contributing to the opioid-addiction epidemic, according to people familiar with the matter.
Richard Sackler, an owner of Purdue Pharma, saw two clear groups of OxyContin users: legitimate patients and reckless criminals, according to a newly amended lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James.
Three major drug distributors are in talks to pay $18 billion to settle sweeping litigation brought by state and local governments blaming them for fueling the opioid crisis, people familiar with the discussions said.
Endo International, Johnson & Johnson and other drugmakers that face sprawling litigation over the opioid crisis are exploring a way to settle the cases by participating in Purdue Pharma LP’s bankruptcy, according to internal documents and a person...
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are in talks with state and local governments to resolve more than 2,000 opioid cases in a deal valued at between $10 billion and $12 billion.
At the modern law firm, not all partners are created equal, and data and billings rule. In the new paradigm, lawyers are expendable, and partners may jump to a competitor for the right amount of money, taking clients with them on the way out.
Sara RandazzoI channeled a decade of legal industry reporting into this story on why the old adage is true:
Making partner at a law firm is like winning a pie-eating contest only to find the prize is more pie.
Many of the nation’s largest drug manufacturers and distributors failed to implement even the most basic systems to halt suspicious drug orders as the opioid epidemic came into sharp focus, plaintiffs lawyers allege in a new court filing.