While critics accuse companies facing lots of lawsuits of using bankruptcy as a sort of 'get of jail free card,' the reality of the legal procedure is more complicated.
The $270 million settlement may not mean a whole lot if Purdue files for bankruptcy as it's reportedly considering.
Evidence shows that opioid manufacturers fund patient advocacy groups in Canada, distorting policies to protect public health.
The state of Ohio filed a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. Will their legal arguments hold up in court – and what will it mean for other cities and states going after big pharma?