• $35M settlement reached in Tennessee opioid lawsuit

    3 days ago - By Chron

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A drug manufacturer announced Thursday that it has reached a $35 million agreement that would settle a Tennessee lawsuit by local governments and a child born dependent to opioids over the company's role in the opioid epidemic, though steps remain to finalize the deal.
    The announcement by Endo would resolve the northeast Tennessee lawsuit by nine counties, 18 cities and towns and the plaintiff known as “Baby Doe” on the eve of a trial that was set to start Monday over how much to award the plaintiffs.
    A judge already ruled the opioid firm was liable in April without...
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