OxyContin Class Action Settlement

OxyContin Class Action Settlement

A Canada-wide settlement has been reached in several proposed class actions relating to the prescription drugs OxyContin® and OxyNEO®. To become effective, the settlement will require court approval.  If you , at any time between January 1, 1996 and February 28, 2017 inclusive, were prescribed in Canada and ingested OxyContin® tablets and/or OxyNEO® tablets, you and your family members may be entitled to receive compensation for certain injuries.  The settlement provides for a $20 million (CDN) Settlement Payment which will pay for these benefits, as well as for the costs of administering the settlement, payment of the claims of Provincial Health Insurers and Class Counsel Legal Fees.