…pause Sackler suits[?]
Attorneys general for 25 states and lawyers for more than 500 local and tribal governments have asked a judge to let actions against family members move ahead.
The company has said that if the Sacklers face litigation across the country, they may not be willing or able to kick in the $3 billion to $4.5 billion they have said they would contribute to a settlement. [Oregon has calculated the number the Sackler’s have thus far extracted from Purdue to be $11 billion].
Original Article (Washington Post):
Purdue says little harm to pause Sackler suits
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