Perdue Pharma Pleads Guilty To DOJ Charges, Agrees To $8 Billion In Fines
Washington, D.C. (WorkersCompensation.com) – Perdue Pharma has pleaded guilty in the U.S. Department of Justice’s criminal case against it, and has agreed to pay $8 billion in fines as part of the civil resolution of the DOJ’s civil investigation into the company.
The maker of OxyContin agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges against the company for its role in the opioid epidemic that has gripped the nation since 1999. In addition, the company will pay $3.5 ...
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