BOSTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceutical Industries stated on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days earlier than the corporate was set to face trial over allegations that it and different drugmakers helped to gas the U.S. opioid epidemic.
A person walks previous the emblem of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries at their plant in Jerusalem December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
Teva, the world’s largest generic drugmaker, stated the settlement “doesn’t set up any wrongdoing on the a part of the corporate” and denied contributing to opioid abuse in Oklahoma.
Claims towards Teva centered on the branded opioid merchandise…