The settlement deals with three topics: education, access to mental health and cell confinement in medical isolation and quarantine units.
Rejecting Purdue settlement, CT hopes to gain from other opioid deals
Dozens of drug companies, and others blamed for the opioid crisis may follow Purdue Pharma’s lead and try to settle claims against them.
Purdue bankruptcy opens door for CT towns to weigh opioid deal
Some Connecticut cities and towns may still prefer to accept Purdue Pharma’s offer to settle suits stemming from the nation’s opioid crisis, even though Connecticut and some other states have rejected it.
Reports: Sacklers, Purdue offer massive settlement of opioid suits
Conn. Attorney General William Tong is participating in talks with Purdue Pharma, and its owners, the Sackler family, about their offer to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion.
Jepsen tells CT towns to drop their opioid lawsuits
As Purdue Pharma considers bankruptcy to limit its liability, former Attorney General George Jepsen says states, not cities or towns, should pursue opioid lawsuits.
CT opioid lawsuits advancing in face of settlement effort
WASHINGTON — Nearly two dozen Connecticut cities and towns are scheduled to soon confront Purdue Phama and other opioid makers in court over what they say are the pharmaceuticals’ deceptive practices. Meanwhile, there is an effort by a federal judge in Ohio to negotiate a massive settlement for the hundreds of federal lawsuits across the nation targeting the opioid makers for their marketing practices.