States announce $26 billion settlement to resolve opioid lawsuits

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. States unveiled a historic $26 billion settlement with drug companies to resolve thousands of opioid-crisis lawsuits, paving the way for communities across the country…

US states to unveil $26 billion opioid settlement with drug distributors, J&J – sources

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. U.S. state attorneys general and lawyers for local governments are expected this week to unveil a landmark, $26 billion settlement resolving claims that the…

Johnson & Johnson settles New York opioid case for $230 million

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $230 million to the state of New York to resolve an opioid lawsuit slated to go to…

Dental opioid prescriptions ups overdose risk for patients, families: study

A large-scale study analyzing national claims data linked dental opioid prescriptions with an increased risk for an overdose among patients and their family members. Researchers affiliated with the University of Michigan…

Opioid vaccine in the works, could be ‘game changer for addiction,’ researcher says

Research is underway to develop a twice-per-year vaccine that may help people overcome opioid addiction. The vaccine, which is being funded in part by a $25 million grant from the…

Biden DOJ slow to act on opioid crisis despite AG Garland saying it should be ‘high priority’

Attorney General Merrick Garland pledged to make the opioid crisis still plaguing America a “high priority” for the Department of Justice (DOJ), but it seems as though the Biden administration…

McKinsey settles with holdout Nevada for $45 million over role in opioid crisis

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. McKinsey & Co will pay $45 million to settle an investigation by Nevada of the big consulting…

Opioid liability focus of House Democrats in new bill targeting Purdue Pharma lawsuits

Morning Business Outlook: Purdue Pharma files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after reaching a tentative settlement over its alleged role in the opioid epidemic; thousands of United Auto Workers members…

Walgreens sued for alleged role in fueling opioid crisis

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a lawsuit Monday against Walgreens claiming it helped to fuel the…

McKinsey, amid opioid scandal, played key role in report ‘absolving’ Cuomo in nursing home deaths

Former New York Gov. George Pataki provides his insight into how Gov. Andrew Cuomo handled the coronavirus pandemic. McKinsey & Company, the global consulting firm accused of having a role…