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AGs Settle Opioid Epidemic-Related Claims Against Amneal Pharmaceuticals for $272.5M

A coalition of AGs reached a settlement in principle with Amneal Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to resolve allegations that it contributed to the opioid epidemic in its role as a drug manufacturer. According to the coalition, Amneal allegedly knowingly failed to monitor and report suspicious orders placed by its customers, as required by federal law. Under the…

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Delaware Court Dismisses AG Lawsuit Against Monsanto for PCB Pollution

Delaware Superior Court Judge Mary M. Johnston granted a motion to dismiss in favor of Defendants Monsanto Company, Solutia, Inc. and Pharmacia LLC in a lawsuit filed by Delaware AG Kathleen Jennings regarding claims stemming from the presence of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) allegedly contaminating Delaware’s waterways and that were manufactured by Monsanto. In recent years,…

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Du Pont Settles Delaware PFAS Contamination Liability Claims for $50 Million

Delaware AG Kathy Jennings reached a settlement with chemical company E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company and its legacy companies (collectively “du Pont”) to resolve allegations that du Pont’s historic activities caused environmental damage and contamination with per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (“PFAS”), which are associated with increased risk of cancer. PFAS chemicals, also known…

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