NORMAN, Okla./BOSTON An Oklahoma judge on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572.1 million to the state for its part in fueling an opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing addictive painkillers, a sum that was substantially less than investors had expected, driving up J&J's shares. | Video
NORMAN, Okla. Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis.
NORMAN, Okla., July 15 Lawyers for the state of
Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug
cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible
for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to
result from lawsuits over the crisis.
OKLAHOMA CITY Activist investor Carl Icahn on Tuesday won a battle for control of SandRidge Energy, taking five seats on the board of the U.S. shale producer that he wants to sell.
OKLAHOMA CITY/TULSA, Okla. High school physics teacher Craig Hoxie filed to run for Oklahoma's House of Representatives on Friday, a day after the end of a two-week teacher walkout that had pressed lawmakers for school funding.
OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma's largest teachers union on Thursday called off a nearly two-week walkout that shut public schools statewide, saying it had secured historic gains in education funding after school budgets were devastated by a decade of cuts. | Video
OKLAHOMA CITY/TULSA, Okla. Oklahoma parent Matt Reynolds backs a teachers' strike that has shut schools statewide, but each day it drags on is another he has to pay for daycare for three of his children.
OKLAHOMA CITY A strike by Oklahoma educators demanding more school funding extended to a 10th day on Wednesday, as the state's Republican leaders warned they planned no further increases after approving $450 million in new revenue to boost teacher pay.
OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma on Friday became the
fourth U.S. state to accuse drugmakers of misrepresenting the
risks of opioid pain medications, saying they engaged in
deceptive marketing that helped fuel an addiction epidemic.
OKLAHOMA CITY/BOSTON Oklahoma on Friday joined growing litigation over claims drugmakers misrepresented the risks of opioid painkillers, as New Hampshire cleared a hurdle in its own probe of the role played by companies in the national addiction epidemic.