The Sackler family is an American and British family, many of whom are known for founding and owning the pharmaceutical company Purdue Pharma. Purdue Pharma, and by extension some members of the family, have faced criticism and lawsuits amidst Purdue Pharma's role in the North American opioid crisis.
CBS News has learned Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has offered $5-6 billion to settle thousands of claims. It is unclear how much Purdue's owners, the Sackler family, would have to pay. CBS News - Published
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, two people familiar.. Reuters - Published
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News reported on Tuesday,.. Reuters - Published