Unsettled: How the Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Failed the Victims of the American Overdose Crisis
A shocking inside account of reckless capitalism and injustice in the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case.
In September 2019, Purdue Pharma―the maker of OxyContin and a company controlled by the infamous billionaire Sackler family―filed for bankruptcy to protect itself from 2,600 lawsuits for its role in fueling the U.S. overdose crisis. Author and activist Ryan Hampton served as co-chair of the official creditors committee that acted as a watchdog during the process, one of only four victims appointed among representatives of big insurance companies, hospitals, and pharmacies. […Learn More]