Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on OH Opioid MDL Trial

October 18, 2019

Source: Law360

The Sixth Circuit on Thursday rejected eleventh-hour bids by the Ohio attorney general and drug companies to block an upcoming bellwether trial in multidistrict litigation accusing drugmakers of fueling the opioid crisis, rejecting the state’s arguments that the counties in the case are usurping its authority.

“Cuyahoga County is very pleased to see that both writs were denied and now we can focus our attention to the trial and holding the pharmaceutical industry responsible for the opioid epidemic,” Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, a top plaintiffs lawyer in the MDL, said.

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