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McKesson Corporation

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  • Morrisey says most of McKesson money should go to substance abuse programs

    CHARLESTON – Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says most of the money from the $37 million settlement with McKesson will be used for substance addiction treatment in the state.

  • Fluharty also critical of state's $37 million McKesson settlement, Morrisey

    WHEELING – The minority vice chairman of the House of Delegates Judiciary Committee is criticizing last week’s $37 million state settlement with a drug company.

  • Manchin criticizes state's 'sweetheart' $37 million settlement with McKesson

    CHARLESTON – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey again are having a war of words regarding a state settlement with a drug company.

  • Governor, AG's office announce $37 million settlement with McKesson

    That settlement, which Morrisey's office says is believed to be the largest state settlement of its kind against a single pharmaceutical distributor, pushes the total paid in West Virginia’s pursuit of 13 pharmaceutical wholesalers to more than $84 million.

  • Ky. woman blames opioid companies, medical providers for son's O.D. death

    CHARLESTON – A Kentucky woman blames nine drug companies as well as a host of doctors, medical facilities and pharmacies for her son’s opioid overdose.

  • National panel to decide about consolidating federal opioid cases

    WASHINGTON – Judges on a national panel must decide whether to consolidate opioid suits of local governments and, if so, whether to ​​​​​send them to West Virginia, Illinois or Ohio.

  • W.Va. liability law passes first test in federal opioid cases

    CHARLESTON – West Virginia’s liability law has passed its first test by allowing defendants in opioid epidemic suits to spread blame. The new law gives defendants 180 days to identify possibly responsible parties that plaintiffs didn’t sue. Those other parties will pay nothing on a jury verdict, but their share of liability will reduce the damages defendants must pay.

  • West Virginia's latest epidemic: opioid lawsuits

    West Virginians first had to face the epidemic of addiction to opioids. Now there’s an epidemic of opioid lawsuits. Who's responsible for the first epidemic, in addition to the drug abusers, is subject to dispute. The ones responsible for the second epidemic are known.

  • McKesson wants Morrisey's drug lawsuit in federal court

    CHARLESTON — The nation’s largest prescription drug distributor has asked to have a lawsuit filed against it by West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey removed to federal court. Morrisey’s office filed the complaint Jan. 8 in Boone Circuit Court against McKesson, the nation's largest prescription drug distributor for allegedly failing to identify, detect, report and help stop the flood of suspicious drug orders into the state. McKesson filed its notice of removal to federal court on Feb.

  • Drug company cuts off supply to Mingo Co. pharmacy

    CHARLESTON – After West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office filed a lawsuit against it, McKesson Corp. has terminated its contract with Tug Valley Pharmacy in Mingo County without any advanced notice. McKesson is the nation’s largest drug distributor and it informed the pharmacy on Jan. 8 that it was terminating its contract. That was the same day Morrisey's announced it was suing McKesson for its alleged failure to detect, report and help stop all of the controlled substances co

  • UPDATE: AG's office files suit against McKesson for oxy deliveries

    CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Friday announced the filing of a lawsuit against the nation's largest prescription drug distributor for allegedly failing to identify, detect, report and help stop the flood of suspicious drug orders into the state. The lawsuit against McKesson Corporation was filed Jan. 8 in Boone Circuit Court after "an extensive investigation," according to Morrisey's office.