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Publication Archive: health and safety

Law360 Quotes Partner Shkolnik On Cases To Watch in 2021

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Source: Law360
Law360 put together “Product Liability Cases To Watch In 2021” and Partner Hunter Shkolnik was quoted in the “Opioid Bellwether Trials to Start” section of the list. Jury trials in New York have been put on hold, and the parties are still waiting to hear about a new date, according to Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli…Read the article

Hunter Shkolnik on Purdue Pharma Board Members Testifying

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Source: One America News Network
Two former Purdue Pharma board members have agreed to testify before House panel that’s examining the origins of the opioid crisis. “Purdue was only one small piece of the opioid crisis. We know that, they started it,” stated Hunter Shkolnik, a class action attorney. “They were that little match out in the forest that starts a…Read the article

OK Magazine: Marie Napoli and Charity Carson on Dr. Oz

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Source: OK Magazine
Porn star Ron Jeremy faces life in prison for 35 sexual assault charges, and his pal of 25 years, Charity Carson, revealed why she decided to come forward after Jeremy sexually assaulted her at a Los Angeles hotel earlier this year. “This is a way of putting the record straight and say, no, you can’t do that to me. I’m very…Read the article

Variety Reports on Ron Jeremy Sexual Assault Case

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Source: Variety
Marie Napoli represents Charity Carson who filed a complaint in LA County Superior Court alleging that adult film star Ron Jeremy sexually assaulted her in a bathroom. DownloadRead the article

FDA, DEA Experts to Testify in Opioid Case, Hunter in Law360

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Source: Law360
The New York judge overseeing the state attorney general’s suit over the opioid crisis said on Friday that he will allow witnesses for the state and two Long Island counties to testify, including a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration head and a former U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent. “These defendants never know when to…Read the article

Chain Pharmacies: Doctors On the Hook for Prescriptions Too

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Source: Law360
“The chain pharmacies have beaten this drum to death, blaming every doctor and person that became addicted in these counties because those pharmacy defendants broke the law is like saying it’s OK for a driver to speed and run a red light and run a pedestrian over because they were walking outside the lines,” Hunter…Read the article

Newsday Quotes Paul Napoli on Toxic Exposure Class Action

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Source: Newsday
School district leaders were aware of hazardous substances in the air, soil and groundwater at Northport Middle School but downplayed the community’s health concerns, leading many students to suffer severe illnesses, according a lawsuit filed in Suffolk County Supreme Courty last week by Napoli Shkolnik PLLC.Read the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik On Witheld Opioid Evidence

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Source: Law360
A group of Ohio cities and counties asked the federal judge overseeing the opioid multidistrict litigation to sanction Teva and Allergan for the “willful” failure to produce an audit report over suspicious orders of opioids during discovery. “It was quite a surprise to see that Allergan and Teva withheld this highly relevant evidence which clearly…Read the article

Bloomberg Law Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on NY Opioid Trial

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Source: Bloomberg Law
The first lawsuit putting the entire opioid supply chain on trial will begin pretrial hearings Friday in New York State Supreme Court in Suffolk County. “We’re going to lay out the whole case for the court, for the public,” said Hunter Shkolnik, who represents some of the plaintiff municipalities. “This will be the first time…Read the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik: Pharmacies and OH Opioid MDL

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Source: Law360
The Ohio federal judge overseeing opioid multidistrict litigation has refused to toss two Ohio counties’ bellwether cases against pharmacies, allowing their public nuisance claims over the dispensing and distribution of opioids to move forward. “We were confident in the strength of the case against the national chain pharmacies like CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart, Walgreens and…Read the article