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Cancer Drug Alert – Dangers of Tasigna

Cancer Drug Alert – Dangers of Tasigna

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Tasigna (nilotinib) is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Tasigna is used to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Tasigna is usually given after other medications have been tried without success.   How is Tasigna Given?: Tasigna is a pill, taken by…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik to Appear Before The US Supreme Court

Napoli Shkolnik to Appear Before The US Supreme Court

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
The issue being heard is a challenge to the California Supreme Court’s decision that out of state victims may sue in California. Next week, Plaintiffs, including representatives from Napoli Shkolnik, will appear before the United States Supreme Court.  The Court will consider a challenge to California’s highest court decision which upheld the rule of law…Read the article
Abilify: Link to Compulsive Gambling

Abilify: Link to Compulsive Gambling

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Abilify is one of the top-selling antipsychotic drugs in the United States and is often used to treat bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and Tourette’s syndrome. However, the drug may be dangerous and lead to compulsive and risky behaviors. Many people who have taken Abilify have filed suit against the drug’s makers, Otsuka and Bristol-Myers Squibb,  alleging…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Highlighted for Bristol Myers Litigation

Napoli Shkolnik Highlighted for Bristol Myers Litigation

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
As was reported by Tony Mauro of the NYLJ and Ben Hancock of The Recorder, personal jurisdiction cases are a hot issue right now, with four cases pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. In the Bristol-Myers case, the California Supreme Court ruled that both in-state and out-of-state plaintiffs could sue the pharmaceutical company in California…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Recognized As Top Product Liability Case

Napoli Shkolnik Recognized As Top Product Liability Case

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Law360 Publishes Year-End Report: Recognizes Napoli Shkolnik PLLC Litigation As One of the Top Product Liability Cases of 2016 Law360 Reviews the most significant product liability ruling of the past year. Law360 has assembled a list of the top Product Liability Cases of 2016 in their Year-End Report and has named Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v.…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Co-Chair of Mass Tort Litigation Conference

Hunter Shkolnik Co-Chair of Mass Tort Litigation Conference

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Hunter is proud to be the Co-Chair of HarrisMartin’s California Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation Conference: The Impact of Daimler and BMS-Plavix. Partners Shayna Sacks and Jennifer Liakos will be also be Speakers at the event being held October 28 at Hotel Nikko San Francisco. Join them at the following Panels: The History of…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in Healthline Regarding Plavix Lawsuit

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in Healthline Regarding Plavix Lawsuit

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
As was recently reported, the California Supreme Court ruled that eight Plavix product liability lawsuits against manufacturer Bristol-Myers Squibb and distributor McKesseon Corporation can proceed in San Francisco Superior Court. Plavix (clopidogrel) is a blood thinner used to reduce the risk of blood clots and is prescribed to people who are at a higher risk…Read the article
Court Says Out-of-State Victims May Sue in California

Court Says Out-of-State Victims May Sue in California

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
California’s highest court upheld the rule of law that out-of-state victims can join California residents in suing a pharmaceutical company in California State Court where the claims and injuries are similar. This decision held that Bristol Myers Squibb, already being sued by hundreds of California residents for its marketing of the popular drug Plavix, is…Read the article
The Deadly Side of Prescription Drugs

The Deadly Side of Prescription Drugs

| Pharmaceutical Litigation
Many people are not aware that medical malpractice, the mistakes made by healthcare professionals in hospitals around the country, is responsible for the premature deaths of between 210,000 to 440,000 Americans every year, according to the Journal of Patient Safety. When contemplating this immense number, which is at least three times larger than all gun…Read the article
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