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Publication Source Archive: Newsday

Hunter Shkolnik Speaks to Newsday on Defendant Sanctions

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A court-appointed referee has recommended sanctions against Arnold & Porter who represented an opioid manufacturer sued by Nassau, Suffolk and New York State for failing to disclose evidence at a landmark opioids trial until two months after it began in June in Central Islip. DownloadRead the article

Newsday Covers $1.1 Billion Settlement in NY Opioid Trial

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On Long Island, the settlement with McKesson, Amerisource Bergen and CardinalHealth means Nassau County will receive nearly $87 million; Suffolk County between $87 million and $106 million. The agreement will remove the companies from an ongoing opioid trial underway in a state court in Suffolk County. DownloadRead the article

Newsday Reports: Witness on ‘Misleading’ Opioid Campaigns

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Witness Dr. Anna Lembke: Medical community accepted opioid makers’ ‘misleading’ campaign. Under redirect examination from Hunter Shkolnik, counsel for Nassau County, Dr. Lembke testified how opioid makers funded flawed, inhouse studies to “infiltrate” medical education. DownloadRead the article

Newsday on NY Jury Opioid Trial with Hunter Shkolnik

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“They have made money hand over fist while people  in our community have died,” Hunter Shkolnik, who is representing Nassau County, told jurors. DownloadRead the article

Newsday: Landmark Opioid Jury Trial Underway

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“Everybody has lost a family member or a friend or a friend’s family members,” said Hunter Shkolnik, an attorney representing Nassau County. “It has been described as a crime of the century, what has happened with the opioid epidemic. We are going to lay it out in this courtroom and this will be the first…Read the article

Newsday Quotes Paul Napoli on Toxic Exposure Class Action

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School district leaders were aware of hazardous substances in the air, soil and groundwater at Northport Middle School but downplayed the community’s health concerns, leading many students to suffer severe illnesses, according a lawsuit filed in Suffolk County Supreme Courty last week by Napoli Shkolnik PLLC.Read the article

Newsday Quotes Paul Napoli on Bethpage Toxic Plume

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The Melville personal injury law firm Napoli Shkolnik represents most of residents, including Carlucci and Levtchenko, in the ongoing suits against Northrop Grumman, as well as the Town of Oyster Bay, which owns the Community Park property. “My experience in environmental cases is that, fundamentally, not only the polluters — but the community politics — want to…Read the article