Publication Archive: Opioids Litigation

The Anniston Star Quotes NS Attorney Joseph Ciaccio

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Source: Anniston Star
“It goes beyond health costs,” Napoli Shkolnik Lawyer Joseph L. Ciaccio explained. “The are social costs, law enforcement costs, coroner’s costs and foster care.”Read the article

Niagara County and Napoli Shkolnik in Opioid Fight

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Source: Lockport Union-Sun and Journal
Napoli Shkolnik PLLC will represent Niagara County in their opioid lawsuit against Big Pharma. “I would anticipate almost every, if not every, county in New York eventually joinging the lawsuit,” said Napoli Shkolnik attorney Joseph L. Ciaccio.Read the article

Toledo City Hires Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Litigation

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Source: Toledo Blade
The Toledo City Council voted in favoring of hiring Napoli Shkolnik PLLC to represent them in an opioid lawsuit.Read the article

The Post Star: Saratoga County Hires Napoli Shkolnik

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Source: The Post Star
The Board of Supervisors said it is looking to to recover some of the financial costs associated with training programs, purchases of equipment, and the development of increases public services to help aide residents fighting their addictions. There will be no costs to taxpayers for the litigation, and the law firm will only be compensated…Read the article

Saratoga County Hires Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Litigation

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Source: The Saratogian
The board of supervisors, at a recent special meeting, authorized hiring the New York City-based firm, Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC, to pursue litigation on the county’s behalf. The firm, which specializes in opioid cases, has been retained by almost 20 municipalities nationwide including Nassau County and the city of Dayton, Ohio, which has been referred to…Read the article

Toledo City Council Considers Napoli Shkolnik: Opioid Case

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Source: Toledo Blade
The council is reviewing the mayor’s proposal to hire Napoli Shkolnik to sue for opioid-related costs. The firm already represents several other OH cities including Parma and Dayton in similar lawsuits.Read the article

Law360 Speaks with Hunter Shkolnik About Opioid Litigation

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Source: Law360
The suits filed by Napoli Shkolnik on behalf of about 60 counties around the country are aimed at not only drugmakers and distributors, but also “pill mills,” as well as doctors and pharmacists who have lost their licenses for their role in the crisis. Other plaintiffs’ firms are focused either largely on manufacturers or distributors…Read the article

National Law Journal Interviews Paul Napoli

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Source: National Law Journal
The NLJ spoke with Paul Napoli, Co-Lead Counsel on the opioid litigation, about these lawsuits and his aim for a multi-district litigation (MDL) to handle the numerous cases.Read the article

Napoli Shkolnik Represents Portland, ME in Opioid Epidemic

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Source: Bangor Daily News
Maine’s largest city, Portland, has voted unanimously to engage Napoli Shkolnik PLLC in the City’s the legal fight against opioid manufacturers.Read the article

Financial Times Quotes Attorney Joseph Ciaccio

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Source: Financial Times
“We haven’t found a single place that hasn’t been affected,” Mr. Ciaccio, whose firm represents numerous counties that have launched opioid-related lawsuits.Read the article