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Publication Archive: Opioid Epidemic

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Law360: Global Opioid Settlement and NY Opioid Trial

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Source: Law360
The New York attorney general and six other state attorneys general on Wednesday formally announced a global opioid settlement worth $26 billion with Johnson & Johnson and the nation’s three largest drug distributors. A trial over the New York state and two Long Island counties’ opioid suit (Nassau County is a client of Napoli Shkolnik)…Read the article

LI Press Cont’d Coverage of NY Opioid Trial: $1.1B Deal

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Source: Long Island Press
The three largest drug distributors, McKesson Corp, Cardinal Health Inc, and AmerisourceBergen Corp, will dole out at least $86 million to each county over 18 years, which officials said would go straight toward drug treatment and prevention. Napoli Shkolnik client Nassau will also be one of 17 members of the National Enforcement Committee, which is…Read the article

NY Law Journal: Paul Napoli on Billion Dollar Opioid Deal

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Source: NYLJ
The legislatures of Nassau County and Suffolk County will have the opportunity to formally approve Tuesday’s settlement in August. The agreement would send $86 million to Nassau County and $106 million to Suffolk County. Paul Napoli of Napoli Shkolnik, who represents Nassau County, said that the New York settlement is “the impetus and the driving…Read the article

One1News Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on $1.1B Opioid Settlement

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Source: One1News
Hunter Shkolnik, a lawyer for Nassau County at the law firm Napoli Shkolnik, said in a statement that unlike the proposed national settlement, the New York deal “is not contingent on the rest of the country or other states joining.” DownloadRead the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on $1.1B NY Settlement

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Source: Law360
As part of an upcoming nationwide settlement, the nation’s three largest drug distributors on Tuesday struck a $1.1 billion opioid deal with New York’s attorney general and exited a closely watched jury trial. “Unlike the national deal, it is not contingent on the rest of the country or other states joining,” Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli…Read the article

Newsday Covers $1.1 Billion Settlement in NY Opioid Trial

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Source: Newsday
On Long Island, the settlement with McKesson, Amerisource Bergen and CardinalHealth means Nassau County will receive nearly $87 million; Suffolk County between $87 million and $106 million. The agreement will remove the companies from an ongoing opioid trial underway in a state court in Suffolk County. DownloadRead the article

Reuters Reports on $1.1Billion NY Opioid Settlement

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Source: Reuters
The three largest U.S. drug distributors agreed mid-trial to pay up to $1.18 billion to settle claims by New York state and two of its biggest counties over their role in the nationwide opioid epidemic. Hunter Shkolnik, a lawyer for Nassau County at the law firm Napoli Shkolnik, said in a statement that unlike the…Read the article

Newsday Reports: Witness on ‘Misleading’ Opioid Campaigns

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Source: Newsday
Witness Dr. Anna Lembke: Medical community accepted opioid makers’ ‘misleading’ campaign. Under redirect examination from Hunter Shkolnik, counsel for Nassau County, Dr. Lembke testified how opioid makers funded flawed, inhouse studies to “infiltrate” medical education. DownloadRead the article

Hunter Shkolnik: Opioid Prescriptions are “Heroin in a pill”

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Source: WBFO NPR
Opening statements began Tuesday in a landmark opioid trial against pharmaceutical companies who are being sued in Nassau and Suffolk counties, as well as the state of New York, to hold the drugmakers responsible for the ongoing opioid epidemic. On Long Island, the trial is the first of its kind to be heard by a…Read the article

Bloomberg Quotes Hunter Shkolnik’s Opening Statement

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Source: Bloomberg
“Everyone in our county has been affected by the corporate greed you are going to see in this trial,” Hunter Shkolnik, Nassau County’s lawyer, said during opening statements on Tuesday. The companies “turned a blind eye” to the suffering they caused, he said. Drug makers and distributors are accused of misleading doctors and consumers about the…Read the article
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