News Updates

Press Release – February 25, 2022

Read a copy of the February 25, 2022 Press Release in the litigation.

February 9, 2022

New York Attorney General announces initial Distributors’ settlement payments. Visit for more information.

February 7, 2022

The settling States have notified Johnson & Johnson, AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson that there is more than enough participation by subdivisions to go forward with their global settlement agreements. Defendants have until Feb. 25 to make a final decision. Read a copy of the Settling States’ Letter to Distributors

Earlier News: Participation Deadline in Opioids Settlements Extended Until January 26, 2022

The Reference Date, previously February 1, 2022, is extended to February 25, 2022

Pursuant to mutual agreement, Janssen and certain States and the Distributors and certain States have agreed to extend the Participation Deadline for the Opioids Settlement Agreements (revised July 30, 2021) until January 26, 2022. Similarly, the Reference Dates previously set for February 1, 2022 are extended until February 25, 2022.