Sacklers Testify Before Congress
Two members of the Sackler family testified in front of Congress this month. David and Kathe Sackler both held executive positions and were active members on Purdue Pharma’s board during the time when OxyContin as aggressively marketed, alleged to have contributed directly to the opioid crisis. While both apologized to the victims, neither acknowledged any […]
Will Fines Change Corporate Culture That Caused Opioid Crisis?
An Oklahoma judge order Johnson & Johnson (J&J) subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals to pay a $572 million fine to the state for fueling the opioid crisis. This was the first case of its kind to go to trial and could influence similar claims by more than 40 states against the pharmaceutical industry. “As a matter of […]