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Publication Archive: health and safety

Law360 Reports On NY Opioid Trial Opening Statements

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“First and foremost, this is an opioid epidemic. Don’t let anyone try to convince you otherwise. There is a clear opioid epidemic in our community in Nassau, Suffolk Counties, the state of New York and the rest of the United States,” Shkolnik said. “The opioid epidemic didn’t happen by accident.” “When each of these defendants…Read the article

NYLJ Covers Openings in First NY Jury Opioid Trial

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Source: New York Law Journal
During opening statements Tuesday in the state of New York’s multidefendant opioid lawsuit, attorneys for the plaintiffs emphasized the role opioid manufacturers and distributors played in creating a public nuisance for the people of Long Island and New York as a whole. “The opioid epidemic didn’t happen by accident,” Shkolnik said. “It happened because of…Read the article

Newsday on NY Jury Opioid Trial with Hunter Shkolnik

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Source: Newsday
“They have made money hand over fist while people  in our community have died,” Hunter Shkolnik, who is representing Nassau County, told jurors. DownloadRead the article

Hunter Shkolnik on Pharmacies Cut in NY Opioid Trial

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Law360 quoted Hunter Shkolnik after Walmart, CVS and Rite Aid were been severed from New York state and two Long Island counties’ swiftly approaching opioid trial. “Judgment day is coming,” Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, counsel for Nassau County, told Law360. DownloadRead the article

Newsday: Landmark Opioid Jury Trial Underway

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Source: Newsday
“Everybody has lost a family member or a friend or a friend’s family members,” said Hunter Shkolnik, an attorney representing Nassau County. “It has been described as a crime of the century, what has happened with the opioid epidemic. We are going to lay it out in this courtroom and this will be the first…Read the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on W. VA State Opioid Trial

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The West Virginia Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the state and cities’ claims in consolidated litigation that drug companies’ marketing of opioids created a public nuisance can proceed to trial before a jury. “We are extremely pleased the West Virginia Supreme Court has stepped in and made clear our counties are entitled to go…Read the article

Tampa Bay Times Reports on Gopher Resource Complaint

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Napoli Shkolnik attorney Michelle Greene, Ben Crump and local counsel filed suit against Gopher Resource on behalf of his young son alleging that the company’s dangerous and dusty work environment resulted in the boy being exposed to the neurotoxin. DownloadRead the article

WFLA-8 NBC Reports on Complaint Filed Against Gopher Resourc

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Source: NBC WFLA
A new lawsuit details disturbing allegations against a lead-smelting plant in Tampa. Attorney Michelle Greene details the complaint that was filed on behalf of the Brown Family. DownloadRead the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Walmart Sanctions

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Source: Law360
In response to Walmart’s “intentional” failures to produce discovery documents in the multidistrict opioid litigation, MDL special master David R. Cohen handed down sanctions against the company. Partner Hunter Shkolnik, a top lawyer for MDL plaintiffs, told Law360 that Cohen’s order “was a long time coming and well deserved.” “Walmart has been the worst of…Read the article

NY Law Journal: Hunter Shkolnik on McKinsey Opioid Role

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Source: New York Law Journal
The global consulting firm asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to transfer all the lawsuits in New York, where it has headquarters. Dozens of plaintiffs opposed that request this week. “This case is unlike the other cases filed against McKinsey and should not be transferred — at least not until the New York…Read the article