Sacklers lose bid to dismiss charges in Mass. in first test of… family liability

A Massachusetts judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that claims members of the Sackler family and the company they own, Purdue Pharma, helped create the nation’s opioid epidemic.

In a decision released late Tuesday afternoon (10/9/2019), Suffolk Superior Court Judge Janet Sanders said Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has jurisdiction to pursue the 17 individuals named in the suit.

Original Article (WBUR):
Sacklers Lose Bid To Dismiss Charges In Mass. In First Test Of OxyContin Family Liability
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