A Purdue bankruptcy would make opioid cases even messier

State and local governments have sought billions of dollars from Purdue Pharma as a way to hold the company and the family that owns it accountable for the nation's opioid epidemic, a potential payout that is now clouded in uncertainty after state attorneys general said settlement talks had broken down.

Dealing with Pain Without Opioids

  There’s no magic bullet. Lasting solutions are usually made up of several different kinds of treatment.