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Publication Source Archive: New York Law Journal

Endo Exits NY Opioid Jury Trial: $50M Settlement

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Source: New York Law Journal
Endo Pharmaceuticals has reached a $50 million settlement in the New York Opioid Jury Trial. “This result is a victory for everyone as it ensures resources will be delivered to communities in need without having to deal with the potential for bankruptcy proceedings,” Counsel for Nassau County said Partner Hunter Shkolnik. Download Read the article

NYLJ Covers Openings in First NY Jury Opioid Trial

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Source: New York Law Journal
During opening statements Tuesday in the state of New York’s multidefendant opioid lawsuit, attorneys for the plaintiffs emphasized the role opioid manufacturers and distributors played in creating a public nuisance for the people of Long Island and New York as a whole. “The opioid epidemic didn’t happen by accident,” Shkolnik said. “It happened because of…Read the article

NY Law Journal: Hunter Shkolnik on McKinsey Opioid Role

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Source: New York Law Journal
The global consulting firm asked the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to transfer all the lawsuits in New York, where it has headquarters. Dozens of plaintiffs opposed that request this week. “This case is unlike the other cases filed against McKinsey and should not be transferred — at least not until the New York…Read the article

NYLJ: Hoosick Falls Water Contamination Case Moves Forward

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Source: New York Law Journal
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Monday allowed residents of Hoosick Falls to proceed with a lawsuit alleging that Honeywell International Inc. and Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. contaminated their water supply with toxic chemicals from a factory in the upstate New York town.Read the article

NYLJ Speaks With Paul Napoli on NY Judge Opioid Ruling

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Source: New York Law Journal
A New York judge has allowed a group of consolidated cases brought by several counties and cities in New York to pursue claims against the Sackler family in order to recoup millions of dollars in costs tied to the opioid crisis. In a ruling Friday, Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Jerry Garguilo found two cities and 31…Read the article

NYLJ Publishes PI Article by Partner Joseph Napoli

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Source: New York Law Journal
Partner Joseph Napoli outlines the necessary steps involved in building a successful, plaintiff personal injury case. As he points out, in the age of mass tort litigations and class actions, he prefers the challenges involved with labor law, negligence and defective products.Read the article

NYLJ Publishes Marie Napoli’s Article on Child Victims Act

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Source: New York Law Journal
On Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act into law, cutting much of the procedural red tape that for years has kept victims from bringing criminal charges and filing civil lawsuits for damages and harms caused by abuse and assault on minor children.Read the article

Marie Napoli Pens Article for NYLJ on Child Victims Act

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Source: New York Law Journal
On Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act into law, cutting much of the procedural red tape that for years has kept victims from bringing criminal charges and filing civil lawsuits for damages and harms caused by abuse and assault on minor children. The Child Victims Act lifts some of the…Read the article

NYLJ Publishes Paul Napoli and Michelle Greene Article

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Source: New York Law Journal
The enactment of CPLR 214-f allows plaintiffs more time to bring a toxic tort claim. This amendment will have significant impacts in the coming years allowing plaintiffs to bring toxic tort claims in connection with newly designated Superfund sites, claims that might otherwise be barred by existing New York statutes of limitations.Read the article

NYLJ Publishes Joe Napoli, Kristina Georgiou Article

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Source: New York Law Journal
The New York Law Journal has published “Forceful Brief Writing and Oral Argument” written by partner Joseph Napoli and associate Kristina Georgiou. The article focuses on the best way to win an appeal, which is to thoroughly prepare the case on the facts and the law.Read the article