AG Ferguson rejects insufficient opioid distributors settlement, heads toward trial

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Wednesday that he formally rejected a proposed settlement with opioid distributors McKesson, Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen, and Johnson and Johnson.

The Attorney General’s Office has been litigating against these companies for years. Trial against McKesson, Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen begins in King County Superior Court on September 7, 2021.

Ferguson’s trial against Johnson and Johnson is scheduled to begin in King County Superior Court in January 2022.

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