1. Can Purdue's Opioid Settlement Proposal Win Judge's Approval?

    Can Purdue's Opioid Settlement Proposal Win Judge's Approval?

    Purdue Pharma has created a plan to settle thousands of lawsuits due to the opioid crisis. 

    This multi-billion dollar plan would include the company filing for bankruptcy then providing up to $12 billion to local and state governments to help them recover from the opioids epidemic. The company would then turn into a "public benefit trust"

    The company has already filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy late Sunday, so the jury is out on whether the federal bankruptcy judge approves or rejects the settlement, or perhaps suggests modifications. 

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