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Drug firms avert landmark opioid trial as talks on $48 billion settlement set to resume

Reuters India Monday, 21 October 2019
Four large drug companies could resume talks on Tuesday to try to reach a $48 billion (£37.01 billion) settlement of all opioid litigation against them, after agreeing with two Ohio counties to a $260 million deal to avert the first federal trial over their role in the U.S. opioid epidemic.
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Two fathers, who were on the potential witness list for the federal opioid trial in Cleveland, are speaking out after a $260 million settlement with drug companies was reached.

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