Stalin reportedly said, “One death is a tragedy. Ten million is a statistic.”
Doctor Sackler, a founder of Purdue Pharma, is quoted (from a deposition) in today’s Wall Street Journal about Oxycontin: “I was trained not to chase what could be random events…my recollection is vague.”
Meanwhile an op-ed piece from Steve Miller of Purdue Pharma, in today’s Wall Street Journal is entitled: “Litigation Won’t Solve Opioid Crisis” and a sentence within claims, “Patients suffering rom the effects of abuse need real help not scapegoats.”
Remember Ford Motor stopped making Pinto cars after explosions, deaths and many litigation successes.