U.S. Judge Tosses $4.5 Bln Deal Shielding Sacklers From Opioid Lawsuits

NEW YORK — A federal judge overturned a roughly $4.5 billion settlement that legally shielded members of the Sackler family who stand accused of helping fuel the opioid epidemic in the United States, a decision that threatened to upend the bankruptcy reorganization of their company, OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP. Read More