Months after Indiana’s attorney general said he’d send about 660 local governments their shares of the state’s $507 million opioid crisis settlement with drug manufacturers and distributors, none have received the money.
Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita announced that Indiana’s tentative share of the prospective settlement is about $53 million.
The investigation centered allegations of misleading and deceptive tactics regarding users’ location data.
On the heels of the Towne & Terrace Corp. settlement, Indianapolis hopes to change the legal interpretation of a state public nuisance law so it will allow a high volume of emergency calls to be grounds for enforcement in similar circumstances.
The developments amount to what could be the last round of huge settlements after years of litigation over the drug industry’s role in an overdose crisis that has been linked to more than 500,000 U.S. deaths over the past two decades.
The federal judiciary has agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of users of the nationwide online records system as part of a proposed settlement made public Tuesday in a long-running lawsuit aimed at reducing the cost to access court records.
Indianapolis officials said the agreement announced Thursday is expected to give the city more control of the crime-plagued housing complex.
More than 80,000 men have filed claims saying they were abused as children by Boy Scouts troop leaders around the country.
The agreement, which includes Indiana, resolves one of the biggest legal threats facing the beleaguered company, which still faces nine separate lawsuits from other states and hundreds of individual suits.
The agreement between Crowne Plaza Union Station owner B&D Associates LP and The Spring League LLC would require the league to pay about $850,000.
American Senior Communities, the largest nursing home company in Indiana, has agreed to the settlement to resolve allegations that it violated federal laws by submitting false claims to the Medicare program.
The Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana and 11 partners in other states have reached a settlement agreement with a New York-based operator of senior-living apartments, including several in the Indianapolis area.
Indiana-based pharmaceutical testing company Inotiv Inc. disclosed late Monday that it expects to incur charges of between $7.4 million and $9.9 million for the previously announced shutdowns of two Virginia animal-breeding facilities.
As part of the settlement, Indianapolis-based Envigo will relinquish 4,000 beagles at a dog-breeding facility to the Humane Society of the United States, or HSUS.
A report says World Wrestling Entertainment impresario Vince McMahon agreed to pay more than $12 million over the past 16 years to suppress allegations of sexual misconduct and infidelity.
The lawsuit remains pending against other major pork producers, including Hormel, Tyson Foods, Seaboard Foods and Triumph Foods, and the Agri Stats database company they allegedly used to share confidential information.
Almost all the schools involved are for-profit colleges. The list includes ITT Technical Institute, which was headquartered in Carmel and shut down in 2016.
Indiana’s share is part of a $141 million settlement across 50 states and the District of Columbia. Approximately 4 million people across the United States were affected, including more than 98,000 Indiana residents.
A couple who had reached a $2.75 million settlement after an Indiana Department of Child Services family case manager was found to have made false allegations of abuse and neglect is now suing the state for not approving the settlement agreement.
After Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita used the announcement of the landmark $507 million opioid settlement to take a swipe at trial lawyers, one plaintiff’s attorney is hitting back, accusing the state’s top lawyer of nearly scuttling the deal.