24 states want to keep suing the Sacklers, even after their settlement deal and bankruptcy filing.
Several states have already sued — or vowed to sue — the family directly.
"I hate to say this, but ..." the friend wrote to Richard Sackler in a 2002 email.
New York State Attorney General Letitia James filed an amended lawsuit Thursday against eight members of the Sackler family.
It's the first settlement from more than 2,000 opioid-related lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies
More than 500 cities, counties, and Native American tribes just slapped the Sackler family with another lawsuit.
A Massachusetts suit alleges shocking details of how Purdue Pharma amped up their marketing and looked at ways to make money from addiction