Publication Source Archive: Bloomberg

Bloomberg Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Roundup Cancer Lawsuits

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By pulling their approval request, backers of the proposal “recognized the legal infirmities the proposed class suffered,” Hunter Shkolnik, a plaintiffs’ lawyer who opposed the idea, said in an emailed statement. “Now maybe Monsanto will properly compensate the victims of Roundup.”Read the article

Bloomberg Law: Matt Lavin on Delaying Mental Health Suits

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“I’ve had a lot of insurance companies trying to put the brakes indefinitely on cases using the ubiquitous ‘Covid’ excuse,” said Matt Lavin, a partner at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC who almost exclusively represents behavioral health patients and providers. In every single case he has pending, without exception, Lavin said insurance company lawyers have used the…Read the article

Bloomberg Law Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Opioid Litigation

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Suboxone and it’s generic equivalent, buprenorphine-naloxone, are life-saving drugs that have helped many people escape a cycle of getting high off of prescription opioids and heroin. “You hook ‘em on the oxys, you’re going to have a methadone or Suboxone patient for the rest of their life,” said Hunter Shkolnik, an attorney on the executive…Read the article

Bloomberg Law: Firm Representing Milwaukee in Opioid Case

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Milwaukee’s city attorney hired New York firm Napoli Shkolnik to represent the city in litigation against drug companies, manufacturers, doctors, and others, to recover costs of battling the state’s opioid crisis. The firm agreed to represent Milwaukee for a contingency fee of 25% and cost reimbursement. (Wisconsin Public Radio)Read the article

Bloomberg Quotes Paul Napoli on Opioid Ruling

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The billionaire owners of Purdue Pharma LP must face a New York lawsuit claiming they triggered the U.S. opioid epidemic, a judge ruled, handing an early victory to states and local governments seeking to recoup billions of dollars in social costs from the drugs. A state judge on Friday denied the Sacklers’ request to dismiss the lawsuit,…Read the article

Bloomberg Law on Uber Litigation

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Uber Technologies, Inc. agreed to settle a lawsuit by drivers who say the company’s practice of paying based on upfront fare estimates shorted drivers on pay they were due for a trip’s actual time and distance. Uber started using the upfront pricing model in 2016 because customers like having a fare estimate before committing to a…Read the article

Bloomberg BNA Quotes Partner Louise Caro

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David Beckham’s latest proposal to build a pro soccer stadium in Miami might hinge on the cost to clean up soil contamination from the city’s long-shuttered trash incinerators. The city used the ash as fill in many of its public parks, according to Louise Caro, a lawyer and partner at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC in Miami.…Read the article

Paul and Marie Napoli Interviewed in BloombergView

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It began about a year and a half ago, when prominent plaintiff’s firms, including Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, began filing lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and distributors.Read the article