Publication Archive: New York Opioid Lawyers

Franklin County Considers Suing Opioid Makers

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Source: Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Attorneys Joe Ciaccio and Sal Badala of the law firm Napoli Shkolnik PLLC explained the ins and outs of suing pharmaceutical companies. They intend to prove that the drug companies purposely lied to doctors and the public, saying opioid pain medications were not addictive and were safe for long-term use.Read the article

Niagara County: Opioids Are A “Public Nuisance”

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Source: Niagara Gazette
In June 2017, the legislature voted to pursue litigation against those pharmaceutical companies. Representing the county is Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC, a Manhattan-based law firm that is representing dozens of other New York State counties in similar lawsuits. ” The opioid distributors failed in their duty to report what were obviously very suspicious orders,” Napoli Shkolnik Senior…Read the article

Westchester County Suing Drug Manufacturers & Distributors

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Source: CBS New York
Attorney Paul Napoli said the drug companies “negligently market to doctors. They changed the story about science to try to expand the number of people that were going to be their customers.”Read the article

Westchester County Suing Opioid Makers, Distributors

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Source: White Plains Daily Voice
Westchester County filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, February 6th. Represented by Napoli Shkolnik, the County seeks to recover money from the manufacturers and distributors of the highly addictive painkillers.Read the article

Westchester County Is Represented by Napoli Shkolnik

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Source: White Plains Patch
For the lawsuit, the county is being represented by and is partnering with the firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC. “We are committed to working with the county in their fight against the makers of these dangerous and addictive painkillers,” said Paul J. Napoli of Napoli Shkolnik.Read the article

New York Cities Are Joining the Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: PressConnects
In New York, Suffolk was the first county to file suit. All other counties and cities filing have been ordered to coordinate their suits via a Suffolk County judge, said Joe Ciaccio, associate with Napoli Shkolnik, a New York-based law firm representing counties across the state and nation.Read the article

Saratoga County Filed Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: The Daily Gazette
The county, which announced plans to pursue the lawsuit three months ago, chose New York City-based law firm Napoli Shkolnik PLLC as its legal representation.Read the article

Saratoga County Declares Opioids A ‘Public Nuisance’

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Source: Saratoga Today
This week’s resolution follows a separate action taken last October, when the supervisors agreed in a special meeting to join a lawsuit filed by the New York City law firm Napoli Shkolnik related to the widespread distribution of opioids in multiple states.Read the article

Putnam County Joins Lawsuit Against Pharmaceutical Companies

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Source: Brewsters HamletHub
The law firm of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC will represent Putnam County’s interests in the New York Opioid Cost Recovery litigation. Filing a lawsuit also allows the County to be in the driver’s seat and control its own destiny, We have the power to determine whether to accept a settlement and how any recovery would be…Read the article

Putnam County Signs Opioid Lawsuit Resolution

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Source: Hudson Valley News Network
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC will represent Putnam County’s interests in the New York Opioid Cost Recovery litigation. This crisis is only growing and as government officials, we need to do all we can to combat the violence and unnecessary death attributed to this crisis, In order to fight this growing epidemic, we must improve prevention, increase…Read the article