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Purdue Pharma’s Jonathan Sackler dies at 65

Jonathan Sackler, a member of the family behind Purdue Pharma, has died at the age of 65.

Purdue Pharma attorneys ask for lawsuits to be put on hold

Purdue Pharma said its request was not "out of a desire to benefit or protect" anyone, "including any member of the Sackler families."

Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement; CT, NY...

The families of late Purdue Pharma owners Mortimer and Raymond Sackler said they have “deep compassion for the victims of the opioid crisis” and believe the settlement “is an historic step toward providing critical resources that address a tragic public health situation.”

CT, NY among states rejecting proposed settlement with Purdue Pharma

Legal officials in 27 other states, as well as attorneys for over 2,000 cities and counties, have tentatively agreed to a plan with the Stamford-based maker of OxyContin.

Purdue Pharma owners reportedly willing to surrender company, pay up to...

A Purdue spokeswoman maintains that the firm "believes a settlement that benefits the American public now is a far better path than years of wasteful litigation and appeals."

Purdue Pharma reportedly considering settling numerous opioid lawsuits for up to...

The proposed agreement also calls for members of the Sackler family to give up ownership of Purdue, according to reports.

Unredacted complaint against Purdue Pharma includes ‘shocking’ emails about victims

According to one email about the Stamford company's products, "if people die because they abuse it then good riddance."

CT files expanded lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, Sackler family for fraud

Although the Stamford company recently settled a lawsuit filed against it by Oklahoma for $270 million, Connecticut will not be settling its suit.

State judge dismisses cities’ lawsuits against Purdue Pharma

The ruling does not affect the numerous other lawsuits filed across the country against Purdue, Endo, Janssen and others.

Purdue Pharma settles patent infringement suit over OxyContin for $62M

Rival opioid manufacturer Assertio Therapeutics filed the lawsuit against the Stamford-based company in 2013.

Embattled Purdue Pharma names Steve Miller as chairman

The Stamford-based firm also named Marc Kesselman, once general counsel of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, as senior vice president and general counsel.

Purdue Pharma eliminates sales staff

The OxyContin maker is turning its focus to developing new medications for patients with cancer and certain central nervous system disorders.

Facing more lawsuits, Purdue Pharma makes commitment to drug-prevention program

New Jersey and Alaska are the latest states to file lawsuits against Purdue and other opioid manufacturers.

Amidst OxyContin lawsuits, Purdue Pharma unveils trial for wearable tech for...

The news comes as Cigna announces it will no longer cover OxyContin as a preferred option on its commercial drug lists.

Ridgefield First Selectman Rudy Marconi weighs joining national suit against opioid...

"Connecticut has to get a lot more serious" about approaching the opioid abuse epidemic, Rudy Marconi said.