Publication Archive: Hunter Shkolnik

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Diabetes Drug Lawsuits

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A California appeals court revived claims Tuesday that Merck & Co. and other diabetes drugmakers failed to warn about their drugs’ pancreatic cancer risks, finding a lower court erred in not considering scientific evidence the U.S. Food and Drug Administration hadn’t evaluated. “In light of the [Ninth] Circuit’s reversal of Judge Battaglia’s order, which the…Read the article

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in Law360 Re: Opioid Bellwethers

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In a motion to dismiss, drugmakers accused Ohio cities and counties of disregarding an April case management order requiring the disclosure of prescriptions that the governments believe were medically unnecessary or medically inappropriate. Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, a top attorney for the local governments, fired back on Friday, calling the motion “a ridiculous…Read the article

Fall/Winter 2018 Napoli Shkolnik Newsletter, The Verdict

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Find out the latest firm news: Our lawyers are Super Lawyers: 12 of our attorneys have been selected to this prestigious honor. Age and Gender Discrimination Lawsuit filed against CBS on behalf of a former, Emmy-winning CBS Investigative Reporter Class Action Filed against Central Maine Power (CMP) and in Bethpage, NY for a toxic plume…Read the article

National Law Journal Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Foam Lawsuits

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Manufacturers of foams used to fight fuel fires have asked to coordinate about 85 lawsuits that allege toxic chemicals in their products have leaked into drinking water, putting residents at risk of getting cancer and other illnesses. The cases span seven states: Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington. 3M Co. filed a motion two days later to…Read the article

New Jersey Law Journal Reports on Taxotere Centralization

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The New Jersey Supreme Court designated all cases involving allegations of hair loss from Taxotere as multicounty litigation, and assigned the group to Superior Court Judge James Hyland in Middlesex County for centralized case management. Chief Justice Stuart Rabner approved the application on Aug. 17. Rabner said the order would apply to Taxotere-related state court suits…Read the article

Taxotere Hair-Loss Lawsuits Centralized

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According to a notice made public August 15th, the New Jersey Supreme Court Justices in July granted multicounty litigation status to about 353 cases alleging Sanofi U.S. Services Inc., Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC, Sandoz Inc. and Actavis LLC failed to adequately warn consumers about the risk of permanent hair loss as a result of using the…Read the article

Hunter Shkolnik Quoted in Law360 About Opioid MDL

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A special master appointed to oversee a discovery dispute in multidistrict litigation over the opioid crisis partially granted a request by counties for more information from a McKesson Corp. investigation into suspicious drug order oversight, finding the counties are entitled to witness names but that statements and terms used in the investigation are protected work…Read the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik About Opioid Bellwethers

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The drugmakers are taking issue with requirements to produce certain data stretching back to 1996, records related to any schedule II opioids and documents produced previously in any litigation involving the marketing or distribution of opioids. Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, a top plaintiffs attorney in the MDL, told Law360 that the (defense) parties…Read the article

Spring/Summer 2018 Napoli Shkolnik Newsletter, The Verdict

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Read All About It! The Women Partners were featured in Super Lawyers Magazine NY Metro, “Top Women 2018” Court Appointed Leadership Positions for Paul J. Napoli and Hunter J. Shkolnik Filed Lawsuits for Love Canal, NY,  FELA Cancer Cases in TX, PFOA/PFOS WAter Contamination in Hampton Bays, NY New York Law Journal published an article…Read the article

Federal Judge Denies Injunction in Flint, MI

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Federal Judge Judy Levy said she can’t force the state to bring water back to a whole city on one person’s complaint. His attorney Hunter Shkolnik, of the Napoli Shkolnik firm based in New York, used that information in court Friday to ask a judge to immediately re-open the state-run water PODs in Flint. “The…Read the article
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