The Drug Enforcement Administration is encouraging New Yorkers to clear out their medicine cabinets and turn in unused pain pills and other prescription medications, with no questions asked. The last such event, in April 2017, netted over 450 tons of prescription drugs at over 5,000 nationwide sites. SInce the program began in September 2010, officials…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik: Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee
December 8, 2016
We are proud to announce that Partner Hunter J. Shkolnik has been named as a Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee Member in the Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Products Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (Case Number: 3:16-md-02738-FLW-LHG) by United Stated District Judge Freda L. Wolfson of the United States District Court of New Jersey. The…Read the article
Fifth Talcum Powder Trial Ends In $110M Verdict
June 12, 2017
In four of the five trials held so far, juries have linked talcum powder to ovarian cancer. The latest verdict — $110 million from a Missouri jury — included a staggering $95 million in punitive damages. Jurors determined that Johnson & Johnson was 99 percent responsible for 62-year-old Lois Slemp’s injuries and that supplier Imerys Talc was 1…Read the article
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