Allergan To Pay $5M To Exit Ohio Opioid Bellwethers

Law360 (August 30, 2019, 10:12 AM EDT) -- Allergan PLC on Friday said it had reached a $5 million settlement with two Ohio counties that are behind the lead bellwether cases in multidistrict opioid litigation.

Allergan said it will pay $5 million total to two Ohio counties to end their claims in the opioid MDL, a deal that follows Endo Pharmaceuticals’ $10 million settlement with the counties last week. (AP)

Allergan said it would pay $1.9 million to Summit County and $3.1 million to Cuyahoga County, Ohio, ending their claims ahead of the upcoming Oct. 21 trial over claims that drugmakers and distributors fed fire to the opioid crisis...

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