Publication Archive: Opioids Litigation

Newton County (GA) Considers Joining Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: Covington News
Partner Shayna E. Sacks of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC met with Newton County Board of Commissioner’s to discuss representation for the opioid crisis. Ms. Sacks told commissioners prescription opioid abuse costs in the United States are about $55.7 billion annually. She added that big corporations respond to lawsuits. Her firm represents municipalities, counties, states, individuals, unions and…Read the article

Trumbull County (OH) Hires Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Suit

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Source: Tribune Chronicle
The state of Ohio, Dayton, Parma, Lorain, Toledo and Richland County Children Services are some of the communities that have filed suit against companies in the opioid pain pill business. Napoli Shkolnik represents others in New York, Maryland, West Virginia, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee Louisiana, Texas and New Mexico.Read the article

Forsyth (GA) County Considers Napoli Shkolnik: Opioid Suit

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Source: Forsyth County News
“Basically, the stem of the lawsuit has to do with negligence,” Shayna E. Sacks, a partner at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC said. “The pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers and the distributors have a duty to pay attention to what they’re doing; they can’t just sell medication — medication as strong as this — and not have any consequences.”Read the article

Henry County Hires Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Litigation

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Source: The Henry Herald
Henry County commissioners on Tuesday voted to hire two law firms, including Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, to represent Henry County in litigation related to opioid arrests. The two firms offered to represent the county and have active claims around the country, including Georgia, against manufacturers, distributors and dispensers.Read the article

Manatee County Considering Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: Bradenton Herald
Manatee County is considering hiring outside law firm Napoli Shkolnik to potentially sue opioid manufacturers and distributors, County Attorney Mickey Palmer said Tuesday.Read the article

Auburn City Council: Joining Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: Lewiston Sun Journal
The City Council voted to join a national lawsuit, forwarded by Napoli Shkolnik, against manufacturers and distributors of opioid painkillers.Read the article

Toledo City Files Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: ABC13 Action News
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is working with local counsel, Scott Kalish, on Toledo’s opioid litigation. Mr. Kalish spoke with ABC-13 regarding the lawsuit, saying, “We want to recoup the millions of dollars that have been lost because of this epidemic and crisis and the addiction of these illegally prescribed opioids.”Read the article

Tompkins County Considering Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Suit

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Source: Ithaca News
Tompkins County may join a statewide coalition of counties attempting to sue the pharmaceutical industry for a practice, of?cials say, of deceptive marketing that had a role in compounding the rise of the opioid crisis.Read the article

Another City Hires Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Litigation

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Source: The Daily Caller
One of the largest cities in Ohio (Toledo) is suing drug manufacturers for their role in igniting the opioid epidemic currently wreaking havoc in the state. Napoli Shkolnik PLLC is one of the firms handling the case for officials but will not be compensated by Toledo unless they win the case.Read the article

Toledo City Council Hires Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: Toledo Blade
Toledo, OH has announced it is suing opioid manufacturers. “It is designed to hold them responsible,” the mayor said. “The goal is to recover our costs and to change the ways in which they prescribe and advertise these drugs.”Read the article