The family will receive full protection from civil legal claims under the deal, which was approved by a federal appeals court.
A federal judge has overturned a pharma settlement that left the Sackler family free from lawsuits over the opioid crisis.
The family has drawn ongoing furor over its role marketing OxyContin to Americans.
Nalaxone is a drug that can be administered to an individual in an an opioid overdose state. VOCAL NY is a community organization that teaches trainings on how to administer Nalaxone.
In three hours of emotional testimony, over two dozen people were able to directly confront the Purdue Pharma owners about the human toll of the crisis.
Roughly 20 people whose lives and families have been wracked by opioid abuse will give statements in U.S. Bankruptcy Court with some Sackler family members listening.
States agreed to sign on after the Sacklers kicked in more cash and accepted other terms, including apologizing.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge is expected to rule on whether the OxyContin maker will settle thousands of lawsuits.
The Sackler family, which profited off the epidemic with the painkiller OxyContin, is seeking to settle thousands of lawsuits in exchange for future legal immunity.
The owners of Purdue Pharma may soon be immune to future litigation over their role in the opioid epidemic under a bankruptcy plan advanced by a federal judge.