Walmart is next in line on national opioid settlement, paying $3B+ for its role in epidemic
Following opioid-related settlements from CVS and Walgreens with states and other national groups, Walmart is now doing the same: not admitting any guilt but agreeing to pay more than $3 billion.
Walmart announced the settlement Tuesday morning, adding that it had agreed to “financial amounts and payment terms to resolve substantially all opioids-related lawsuits filed against the Company, as well as all potential claims that could be made against the Company, by states and political subdivisions and tribes,” per an SEC filing.
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