South Carolina Man Files Statewide Class Action Against Manufacturer of Oxycontin

  • Class Action Complaint
  • Notice of Removal

COLUMBIA, S.C-A South Carolina man who has been unable to successfully discontinue his use of Oxycontin due to withdrawal symptoms has filed a statewide class action lawsuit against the manufacturer of the prescription pain reliever. Hankins, et al., v. Purdue Pharma, L.P., et al., No. 02-CV-3897 (D.S.C.)

The putative class described in lead plaintiff Benjamin Phillip Hankins' complaint would consist of any South Carolina resident who required counseling or treatment for addiction as a result of using Oxycontin within the past three years. The proposed class would exclude hospice patients and patients suffering from terminal diseases such as cancer or …


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