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Purdue Pharma, the maker of the painkiller OxyContin, said it has filed for bankruptcy as part of a plan to settle lawsuits accusing the company of fueling the opioid crisis. Here is what we know about the bankruptcy filing.

A look at Tuesday's paper: Oxycontin maker's bankruptcy is a key part of opioids settlement; Postseason hopes of Saints and Steelers take a hit as injuries sideline Drew Brees, Ben Roethlisberger

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Tonight's business headlines: ▪ Oil prices spike after attack in Saudi ArabiaEnergy stocks jump amid oil supply concerns ▪ More than 48,000 General Motors staff strike across the US ▪ Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy

Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, are filing for bankruptcy. But not every state is letting the company off the hook

Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, N.Y.

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has embarked on a multibillion-dollar plan to settle thousands of lawsuits over the nation’s deadly opioid crisis by transforming itself in bankruptcy court into a sort of hybrid between a business and a charity.


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BREAKING: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy to wipe out 2,000+ lawsuits against the company and its billionaire owners, the Sacklers. Read more @business :

BREAKING: Company that makes prescription painkiller OxyContin files for bankruptcy protection amid lawsuits over opioid crisis.

BREAKING: Court filings: Family behind OxyContin used Swiss bank accounts to conceal transfer of millions of dollars to themselves.

BREAKING: Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy Sunday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Southern District of New York.

Family behind OxyContin maker engineered opioid crisis, Massachusetts AG says

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BREAKING: , the makers of OxyContin, once explored expanding into the “attractive market” of opioid addiction treatment — for the very drugs they were selling.

BLOCKBUSTER: Sackler embraced plan to conceal OxyContin’s strength from doctors, sealed testimony shows

More proof that Sackler and Purdue Pharmaceutical made deliberate decision to hook people on OxyContin just to profit off their addiction. Now they should pay for their treatment.

Members of the Sackler family, which owns the company that makes OxyContin, directed years of efforts to mislead doctors and patients about the dangers of the powerful opioid painkiller, a court filing citing previously undisclosed documents contends

The family that has made a fortune with Oxycontin funded a foundation that made the original (debunked) claim that 3 million undocumented people voted in 2016 via