‘Scum of the Earth': Drug Victims Face Purdue Pharma Owners
Addiction and overdose survivors and those who have lost loved ones have unleashed their emotions on members of the family they blame for fueling the opioid epidemic
New Purdue Pharma Deal Has Victims' Families Deflated, Angry But Hopeful
A new, tentative settlement reached Thursday would force the Sacklers to pay out billions, and allow victims to directly share their heartache with Sackler family members by videoconference.
Suits Against OxyContin Owners on Hold; Negotiations Ordered
A judge has kept lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and members of the Sackler family who own it on hold until Feb. 1 but ordered the parties to negotiate a new settlement.
Judge Rejects Purdue Pharma's Sweeping Opioid Settlement
A federal judge has rejected OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s sweeping deal to settle thousands of lawsuits over the toll of opioids.
Metropolitan Museum of Art Cuts Sackler Name Amid Opioid Ire
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is dropping the Sackler name from seven exhibition spaces amid growing outrage over the role the family may have played in the opioid crisis.