Publication Archive: Opioids Litigation

Prince George’s County Hires Napoli Shkolnik

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Source: WUSA9
Peterson said the county has now hired law firm Napoli Shkolnik LLC to explore a potential lawsuit against the companies pumping opioids into the market.Read the article

DeKalb County Joins Lawsuit Against Opioid Companies

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Source: AJC.com
“The pharmaceutical companies, manufacturers and distributors cannot continue to mislead the public,” Shayna E. Sacks, a partner at the firm representing DeKalb, Napoli Shkolnik, said in a news release. “This suit will hold big pharma accountable for the damage they have caused this community.”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

Lorain County Files Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: Chronicle Telegram
The lawsuit was filed in Lorain County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday by attorneys representing the county two weeks after the county commissioners announced they had hired Napoli Shkolnik, a law firm based in New York, as outside counsel on the matter.Read the article

York County Looking to Recoup Opioid-Related Costs

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Source: TribLIVE
“The economic drain on the county is ongoing and we hope to recover funds for York so they can continue to rebuild their community,” said Napoli Shkolnik Senior Associate Joseph Ciaccio, one of the lawyers representing the county.Read the article

York County Also Suing Doctors for Opioid Epidemic

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Source: FOX43
Officials in York County say the opioid epidemic has cost the county greatly. Now, the county wants the money it lost from the crisis back. “Whether it’s the criminal justice, whether it’s through the treatment system, whether it’s Children and Youth, whether it’s the coroner’s office from handling the number of deaths,” he said.Read the article

Lake County Joins Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

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Source: The News Herald
This case is about one thing: corporate greed,” the 258-page suit begins. “Defendants put their desire for profits above the health and well-being of the County of Lake consumers at the cost of (residents).” The suit was filed December 11th.Read the article

The Verdict Newsletter – Winter 2017-2018

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Source: Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
In this issue, we discuss several new court appointments for our key attorneys: Paul Napoli’s appointment as Co-Lead Counsel in the New York Opioid Cost Recovery Litigation Hunter Shkolnik’s appointment as Co-Liaison Counsel in the Flint Water Crisis Litigation Shayna Sacks’s appointment to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee in the nationwide Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) Litigation Senior…Read the article

York County Joins Opioid Litigation

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Source: York Daily Record
The county has retained New York law firm Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, which represents close to 70 counties and cities pursuing pharmaceutical companies. A senior associate at the firm, Joseph Ciaccio, said York County will pay nothing. If there is a resolution or agreement reached, the firm would take a percentage of the settlement. Such cases can take…Read the article

York County Suing 25 Opioid Manufacturers/Distributors

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Source: York Dispatch
To handle the lawsuit, York County has retained New York-based law firm Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, County Solicitor Glenn Smith said, adding “there will be no cost to York County taxpayers with filing and litigation of this matter.”Read the article