OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Supreme Court has overturned a $465 million opioid ruling against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson.
The court finds that a lower court wrongly interpreted the state’s public nuisance law.
The court ruled in a 5-1 decision Tuesday that the district court in 2019 was wrong to find that New Jersey-based J&J violated the state’s public nuisance statute.
It also rejected the state’s appeal to increase the damage award.
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