Kentucky State Court Judge Orders OxyContin Documents Unsealed For Newspaper

(May 13, 2016, 2:12 PM EDT) -- PIKEVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky state court judge on May 11 granted a motion by a the Boston Globe newspaper to unseal discovery from the state’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma L.P., the maker of OxyContin brand oxycodone (Commonwealth of Kentucky, et al. v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., et al., No. 07-CI-1303, Ky. Cir., Pike Co.).

(Order available. Document #28-160519-005R.)

In April, STAT, a publication of Boston Globe Life Sciences Media LLC, filed a motion in the Pike County Circuit Court seeking to intervene in Kentucky’s civil lawsuit...
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