• STAT+: Three pharma wholesalers reach a $1.1 billion deal with New York over the opioid crisis

    3 monthes ago - By STAT

    Three of the largest pharmaceutical wholesalers in the U.S. agreed to pay up to $1.1 billion to settle a lawsuit in which the state of New York claimed the companies contributed to the opioid crisis by failing to monitor suspicious shipments.
    The deal - which involves AmerisourceBergen , Cardinal Health , and McKesson - comes amid a trial that was already underway and as the companies also attempt to reach a deal to settle nationwide litigation brought by numerous states, cities, counties and Native American tribes. An agreement worth $21 billion is reportedly set to be announced this...
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