Publication Archive: Hunter Shkolnik

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Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Pharmacy/Opioid Order

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Source: Law360
U.S. District Judge Dan Poster concluded that pharmacies have an obligation on the corporate-level to design and implement policies and procedures to identify red flag prescriptions of opioids, according to the pharmacies. “This is just another example of the chain pharmacy defendants going on hands and knees begging to be relieved of their obligations to…Read the article

Bloomberg Law: Coronavirus Vaccine, Adverse Reactions, Law

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Source: Bloomberg Law
Americans who suffer adverse reactions to coronavirus vaccines that the U.S. is racing to develop will have a hard time getting compensated for injuries from the drugs. After 9/11, Congress created the countermeasures program to speed compensation to people injured from drugs, vaccines, and devices developed in response to pandemics and national security events. the…Read the article

Law360: Hunter Shkolnik Questions Former FDA Commissioner

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Source: Law360
The (opioid) trial is expected to test allegations from New York and Suffolk and Nassau counties against major drug manufacturers and distributors. The so-called Frye hearings in the suit are used to determine the admissibility of scientific evidence. “Would it be fair to say that you determined there were departures from the appropriate standards of…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

Bloomberg Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

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Source: Bloomberg
By pulling their approval request, backers of the proposal “recognized the legal infirmities the proposed class suffered,” Hunter Shkolnik, a plaintiffs’ lawyer who opposed the idea, said in an emailed statement. “Now maybe Monsanto will properly compensate the victims of Roundup.”Read the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Pharmacies in Opioid Suits

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Source: Law360
A group of pharmacies is asking an Ohio federal judge to dismiss complaints by two Ohio counties alleging the pharmacies contributed to the opioid epidemic, saying the counties are suing under public nuisance laws that don’t fit their claims. An attorney for the counties, Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik, told Law360, “The chain pharmacy defendants,…Read the article

Grand Prairie Joins $10B Opioids Class Action

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Source: Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Lawsuit claims opioid crisis has taxed emergency response systems, led to increased homelessless. The lawsuit alleges manufacturers of prescription opioids “engaged in a massive false marketing campaign to drastically expand the market for such drugs and their own market share,” and both manufacturers and distributors “reaped enormous financial rewards by refusing to monitor and restrict…Read the article

CBC: City of Grand Prairie Files $10B Opioid Class Action

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Source: CBC
The City of Grande Prairie has filed a proposed $10-billion class-action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors that seeks to recoup municipal costs associated with the opioid crisis. Guardian Law Group is working with a U.S. law firm, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, on the file. In October, Napoli Shkolnik reached a $320-million settlement with three opioid distribution…Read the article

2nd Circuit Says Hoosick Falls PI Claims Are Fair Game

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Source: Law360
The ruling affirms Judge Kahn’s 2017 decision to allow claims by residents of the Village of Hoosick Falls, New York, for damages related to medical monitoring to advance, as well as their personal injury, property damage, trespass and nuisance claims. The residents say they ingested PFOA-laced water as a result of contamination from one or…Read the article
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