People who were addicted to OxyContin or lost loved ones who were addicted to the drug expect very little in compensation from the multibillion-dollar Purdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement.
The consulting firm McKinsey & Company has reached agreements with 49 states because of its sales advice to drug manufacturers, including Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin. More than $16M will help Georgians living with opioid use disorder, Attorney General Chris Carr said.
Renee Bach ran a treatment center for severely malnourished children in Uganda. Over five years, 105 died. This week, a lawsuit by two mothers who each lost a son was settled with a cash payment.