The three largest dealer of drugs in the US and two producers are in talks on the settlement of thousands of cases of opioid crisis, without resorting to court. Five pharmacologically[ companies will be forced to pay in this transaction is $ 50 billion.
McKesson, AmerisourceBergen and Cardinal Health, together distribute approximately 90 percent of drugs in the United States. With them all things are trying to “hush up” Johnson & Johnson and Teva. According to insiders, representatives of 5 companies agreed with the authorities of the several States on the allocation of 50 billion dollars for the treatment of addiction and compensation for thousands of victims of the opiate crisis.
Now against 5 companies submitted approximately 2,300 lawsuits at different levels. All parties are under extraordinary pressure to reach agreement by Monday.
The epidemic of opioids has led to 400,000 deaths in the United States over the past two years.