SPOTLIGHT: Canadians prepare OxyContin lawsuit

OxyContin class action lawsuit
A Canadian lawyer is putting the finishing touches on a class-action lawsuit that pits patients hooked on the pain drug OxyContin against its maker, Purdue Pharma. To be filed in Nova Scotia next week, the suit will claim that the company "misinformed the public and physicians" about OxyContin's suitability for long-term use. Report