Publication Archive: Opioids Litigation

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Bloomberg Law Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on $50B Offer

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Nearly two dozen states and most of the cities and counties suing to hold the industry responsible for the havoc and high costs of the opioid epidemic say the terms of the $50 billion still aren’t good enough.Read the article

Opioid Makers & Distributors Offer Proposal to End Suits

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Opioid makers and distributors who proposed paying almost $50 billion to resolve U.S. lawsuits over the addictive drugs are drawing more support from states, including California and New York, as pressure mounts for a deal before a trial starts next month, people with knowledge of the talks said. Although the companies want to strike a…Read the article

Defendants in Opioid Lawsuit Want to Pause Discovery

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The Ohio federal judge overseeing multidistrict litigation over the opioid crisis told the Sixth Circuit that pharmacies looking to block nationwide discovery are contradicting themselves by raising privacy concerns when they’ve tried to pry sensitive health data from plaintiffs in the past. Hunter J. Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik, who represents Cuyahoga County, said in an…Read the article

Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Common Benefits

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A group of 37 attorneys general urged an Ohio federal judge Monday to reject a fee request from lead plaintiffs’ attorneys in the opioid multidistrict litigation, saying it could irreparably disrupt progress made toward reaching a large national settlement. Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, a top plaintiffs’ lawyer in the MDL, told Law360 in…Read the article

City of Milwaukee Joined Federal Opioid Suit

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The law firm of Napoli Shkolni, which will be representing Milwaukee in its upcoming lawsuit, has been working closely with the city’s police and health departments, and has assessed the economic damage done by opioid manufacturers.Read the article

OH Federal Judge Sides with Plaintiffs in Opioid MDL

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An Ohio federal judge on Thursday overruled objections from several pharmacies being asked to disclose the ages of patients in discovery in sprawling opioid multidistrict litigation, saying in light of the other data being produced, disclosing the ages does not present a risk to patient privacy. Hunter J. Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik, representing Cuyahoga County,…Read the article

City of Milwaukee Joins Federal Opioid Lawsuit

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The City Attorney’s Office retained New York law firm Napoli Shkolnik to represent the city in the litigation that is being heard in federal district court in Ohio. Milwaukee officials announced  that the city is joining a sprawling federal lawsuit against opioid drug manufacturers and distributors that are accused of fueling the opioid epidemic.Read the article

Milwaukee Files Opioid Epidemic Compliant in Federal Court

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Milwaukee Alderman Michael Murphy issued the following statement:”…Today’s filing does just that, and I want to extend my gratitude to the City Attorney’s Office for their diligent work and collaboration with Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC.”Read the article
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