Publication Archive: Shayna Sacks


5 More W. VA Counties Join Opioid Litigation

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Source: West Virginia Record
Five county commissions, including Monongalia, Marion, Doddridge, Randolph and Upshur, are joining in on dozens of lawsuits filed against Purdue Pharma and many other pharmaceutical companies for the opioid crisis. The commissions claim the defendants put their desire for profits above the interests of the health and well-being of the counties’ residents. The counties are…Read the article

New Jersey Law Journal on Taxotere Centralization

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Source: New Jersey Law Journal
The New Jersey Supreme Court designated all cases involving allegations of hair loss from Taxotere as multicounty litigation, and assigned the group to Superior Court Judge James Hyland in Middlesex County for centralized case management. Chief Justice Stuart Rabner approved the application on Aug. 17. Rabner said the order would apply to Taxotere-related state court suits…Read the article

Taxotere Hair-Loss Lawsuits Centralized

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Source: Law360
According to a notice made public August 15th, the New Jersey Supreme Court Justices in July granted multicounty litigation status to about 353 cases alleging Sanofi U.S. Services Inc., Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC, Sandoz Inc. and Actavis LLC failed to adequately warn consumers about the risk of permanent hair loss as a result of using the…Read the article

Partners Shkolnik and Sacks Speak About DeKalb County

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Source: The Champion
Shayna Sacks, a partner with the firm representing DeKalb County, said opioid manufacturers have been dishonest to the public. Added Hunter Shkolnik, “There will be no cost to the DeKalb County taxpayers with this filing. Our office is committed to working with the county in its efforts to combat the devastation these painkillers continue to…Read the article