Connecticut expands lawsuit against Purdue Pharma

Connecticut expands lawsuit against Purdue Pharma

Connecticut has filed an expanded lawsuit against Stamford-based Purdue Pharma

The state said it is trying to get back funds that were fraudulently transferred from the OxyContin maker to its owners, the Sackler family. 

The lawsuit claims they used that money to try and avoid accountability to Connecticut victims of the opioid epidemic. 

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Purdue is facing a list of lawsuits that claim it ran a misleading marketing campaign to get people hooked on its drugs. 

The company said the claims are twisted.

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