Publication Archive: New York Opioid Lawyers

Putnam County Opioid Lawsuit Moving Forward

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Source: The Highlands Current
Putnam County Attorney Jennifer Bumgarner said the lawsuit will not cost the county anything, because the firm that many neighboring counties have hired, and which advised Putnam officials — Napoli Shkolnik, based in New York City — is working on a contingency basis, meaning it will be paid from any settlement. “They have absolutely agreed…Read the article

Putnam County Fighting Back Against Opioid Epidemic

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Source: The Examiner
Putnam County is one of countless municipalities that have been hit hard by the drug epidemic that’s swept across the United States at a breathtaking rate. Now, Putnam is punching back against the drug companies that county officials believe contributed to the crisis by hiring Napoli Shkolnik PLLC.Read the article

Napoli Shkolnik Unanimously Voted to Represent Putnam County

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Source: Tap Into Mahopac News
Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell, who is president of the New York Association of Counties, said governments should take a page from the tobacco lawsuits of the 1990s and collectively go after the source of the prescription opioid epidemic—the pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors— and hold them accountable.Read the article

Napoli Shkolnik Represents Putnam County (NY): Opioid Fight

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Source: Hudson Valley News Network
At a special full legislature meeting held on Tuesday, Nov. 21, the Legislature voted 8-0 to have the law firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC to represent Putnam County’s interests in the New York Opioid Cost Recovery litigation.Read the article

The Post Star: Saratoga County Hires Napoli Shkolnik

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Source: The Post Star
The Board of Supervisors said it is looking to to recover some of the financial costs associated with training programs, purchases of equipment, and the development of increases public services to help aide residents fighting their addictions. There will be no costs to taxpayers for the litigation, and the law firm will only be compensated…Read the article

Saratoga County Hires Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Litigation

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Source: The Saratogian
The board of supervisors, at a recent special meeting, authorized hiring the New York City-based firm, Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC, to pursue litigation on the county’s behalf. The firm, which specializes in opioid cases, has been retained by almost 20 municipalities nationwide including Nassau County and the city of Dayton, Ohio, which has been referred to…Read the article