May 21, 2019

Attorney General Curtis Hill filed a lawsuit against members of a family he said played a key role in worsening the opioid crisis in Indiana.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, is against members of the Sackler family who are the owners and directors of Purdue Pharma.

Purdue Pharma is best known for making and marketing the painkiller OxyContin.

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In Tuesday's lawsuit, the State of Indiana alleges that members of the Sackler family directed, approved of and participated in their company’s destructive strategies.

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Assisting the Office of the Attorney General in this matter are the law firms of Cohen Milstein Sellers and Toll PLLC and Zimmerman Reed LLP.

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