After Purdue Pharma Settlement, A Look Back At The History Of Class Action Lawsuits

Apr 5, 2019

Purdue Pharma settled with the state of Oklahoma for $270 million earlier this month for its role in the opioid epidemic. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson takes a look back at how class action lawsuits have sparked industry change in the United States with historians Nathan Connolly (@ndbconnolly) and Brian Balogh (@historyfellow), co-hosts of the podcast “BackStory,” produced at Virginia Humanities.

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