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Law firms representing Purdue Pharma to pay U.S. $1 million: U.S. Justice Dept

Law firms representing Purdue Pharma to pay U.S. $1 million: U.S. Justice Dept

Law firms representing Purdue Pharma to pay U.S. $1 million: U.S. Justice Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Law firms representing opioid maker Perdue Pharma in the company’s bankruptcy will relinquish $1 million in a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice’s trustee program, the department said in a statement on Thursday.

The settlement must still be approved the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the department said.

Reporting by Susan Heavey

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