OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Agrees to Tentative Settlement in Opioid Lawsuit

September 11, 2019

(STAT News) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reached a tentative deal Wednesday with about half the states and thousands of local governments over its role in the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic, but criticism by several state attorneys general clouded prospects for an end to litigation against the company and the family that owns it.