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Johnson & Johnson settle opioid lawsuits in Ohio for $20m

04:19 EDT 2 Oct 2019 | Pharmafile

Johnson & Johnson have agreed to settle opioid litigation with two Ohio counties for roughly $20.4 million in a deal that includes combined $10 million payment to the two counties, plus $5 million for legal expenses and another $5.4 million in contributions to opioid-related nonprofits.

The agreement with the Cuyahoga and Summit counties “resolves all of the counties’ claims with no admission of liability and removes the company from the federal trial scheduled to begin October 21st”, Johnson & Johnson stated.

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