■ The state of Georgia and local governments are among those that have sued Purdue Pharma and other drug firms. On Wednesday, they didn’t stake out a position for or against the tentative settlement.
■ About 2,000 lawsuits have been consolidated into one “multidistrict litigation” group in federal court, comprising most, but not all, of the lawsuits against Purdue Pharma. The leaders of that group are urging the members take the deal.
■ Both Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr’s office and lawyers representing Fulton County said the situation was still too “fluid” to make a decision just yet.