Lawyers Representing Purdue Pharma to Pay Millions to Justice Dept.

WASHINGTON, April 29 (Reuters) – Law firms representing opioid maker Perdue Pharma in the company’s bankruptcy will relinquish $1 million in a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice’s trustee program, the department said in a statement on Thursday.

The settlement must still be approved the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the department said. (Reporting by Susan Heavey)

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Leona Zoey

Leona Zoey

Leona Zoey writes about the Law, Innovation and Technology.