Posted inHealth

Jepsen sues Purdue, saying it reaped profits by boosting opioid addiction

Connecticut became the latest state on Thursday to sue Stamford-based Purdue Pharma, saying the company purposefully downplayed the risks of addiction of OxyContin and other opioid painkillers. Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen said he sued in Superior Court because Purdue was not “serious about addressing the states’ very real allegations of misconduct and coming to a meaningful settlement.”

Posted inPolitics

New class of judges comes with connections

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 Superior Court judges and one appellate judge Thursday, drawing heavily on lawyers with political pedigrees, including three former legislators: Maurice B. Mosley, Thomas G. Moukawsher and Andrew W. Roraback. The governor’s choice for the Appellate Court was Christine E. Keller of Hartford, who has a decade of experience as […]