Metro Nashville to Receive $23M From Historic National Opioid Settlement Benefiting Taxpayers by Funding Public Programs to Fight Ongoing Addiction Issues

City of Nashville Mayor John Cooper has announced that the city of Nashville will receive $23 million to recoup taxpayer funds allocated to emergency government responses to the opioid epidemic from 2017 through the present. The news comes in the wake of an historic $26 billion nationwide settlement with American opioid manufacturers and distributors reached

2022-03-11T22:12:35+00:00March 11th, 2022|Prescription Drug Injuries, Public Good|

Thousands of U.S. communities to receive opioid recovery funds from $26 billion global settlements as soon as May 2022

Over 90% of litigating local governments have confirmed participation in the global settlements approved today by the “Big Three” drug distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson, along with opioid manufacturer Johnson & Johnson Washington, D.C. (February 25, 2022) – Today, the National Prescription Opiate Litigation Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee confirmed participation of over 90% of litigating

2022-02-25T18:04:51+00:00February 25th, 2022|Mass Tort, Prescription Drug Injuries, Public Good|