Publication Archive: Opioids Litigation

Mountain Brook Hires Napoli Shkolnik For Opioid Litigation

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Source: Village Living
The Mountain Brook Council Members approved a resolution authorizing the mayor to execute a contingency fee agreement between Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, Edmond, Lindsay & Hoffier, LLP, Perkins-Law, LLC, and Riley & Jackson, P.C. (collectively, “Law Firm”) to represent the city in the prosecution of legal claims against manufacturers and distributors of opioids arising out of…Read the article

Cattaraugus County Consider Opioid Law

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Source: Salmanca Press
Cattaraugus County lawmakers will hold a public hearing Wednesday on a proposed local law declaring the heroin/opioid crisis, which has gripped the county for the past several years, a public nuisance. The county has retained the New York City personal injury law firm Napoli Shkolnik, which represents Niagara County and several other counties across the…Read the article

Strongsville, OH Considering Joining Opioid Lawsuit

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Under a proposed ordinance, which City Council placed on first reading last week, the city would hire Climaco, Wilcox, Peca & Garofoli Co. LPA, a Cleveland law firm, and Napoli Shkolnik PLLC in New York City to represent Strongsville in the legal action. If council approves the ordinance, Strongsville would follow in the footsteps of…Read the article

Schuyler County: Opioid Epidemic A ‘Public Nuisance’

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Source: Star Gazette
The County Legislature voted in August to retain the firm of Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC to file the lawsuit on its behalf.  Napoli Shkolnik will work with Getman, as special counsel. County Administrator Tim O’Hearn said the lawsuit will be filed at no risk to the county, as Napoli Shkolnik will work on contingency basis that…Read the article

National Law Journal Quotes Paul Napoli On Opioid Litigation

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Source: National Law Journal
Following two months of settlement talks, a federal judge overseeing hundreds of opioid lawsuits has allowed lawyers to proceed with some discovery and motion filings. “Judge Garguilo has recognized—and as recently as last week talked about —the discovery needs to be ongoing so that the parties understand the information that’s out there to be able…Read the article

Palm Beach County Selecting Firm For Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: Palm Beach Post
Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC of New York, The Ferraro Law Firm, P.A. of Miami, and Stull, Stull & Brody, also of New York are among the three teams of law firms who have emerged as the finalists to represent Palm Beach County if the county files suit against drug makers or sellers as part of its fight…Read the article

Amherst Going After Pharmaceutical Industry

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Source: NBC2 WGRZ
The Town of Amherst is joining other local governments in going after the pharmaceutical industry for harmful effects of the opioid epidemic linked to addictive painkillers. So that’s why the town has struck out on its own to hire a New York City based law firm Napoli Shkolnik to file suit in Erie County State…Read the article

Amherst Joins Fight Against Opioid Crisis

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Source: Buffalo News
New York City-based law firm, Napoli Shkolnik PLLC has been retained to represent the Town of Amherst in its lawsuit against major manufacturers and distributors of opioid pain medication. The suit seeking damages is expected to be filed in State Supreme Court accusing the companies of public nuisance, fraud, negligence and unfair business practices in the wake…Read the article

Town of Amherst Hires Napoli Shkolnik for Opioid Lawsuit

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Source: WIVB 4
The Town of Amherst, NY is suing drug companies as part of the fight against the overdose epidemic. Town officials say emergency services are being stretched thin and overdoses are straining resources for the police department, fire department and first responders. Monday the town board hired a New York City law firm, Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC, in…Read the article

Warren County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers

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Source: The Post Star
Warren County has filed a lawsuit against companies and people its lawyers blame for the opioid addiction epidemic, claiming that the county and local businesses have paid millions of dollars to counteract the crisis and that the county should be compensated. Many county supervisors say the settlement can be used to help agencies that are…Read the article