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Judge Orders Johnson & Johnson To Pay Oklahoma $572 Million For Fueling State's Opioid Crisis

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Published on August 27, 2019 - Duration: 02:18s

Judge Orders Johnson & Johnson To Pay Oklahoma $572 Million For Fueling State's Opioid Crisis

An Oklahoma judge found Johnson & Johnson guilty in fueling the state's opioid crises and ordered the corporation to pay $572 million in a landmark ruling with vast implications.

The ruling by Cleveland County District Judge Thad Balkman in Norman in favor of the state against Johnson & Johnson is one of the biggest monetary awards in U.S. history.

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