Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Opioid MDL
April 17, 2020
The Ohio federal judge overseeing the vast multidistrict opioid litigation told local governments and pharmacy giants to quickly select a new bellwether case to test allegations of improper painkiller dispensing or he will do it himself.
“The chain pharmacies got what they asked for in the writ, but maybe next time they should consider the ramifications,” Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, another top attorney for the MDL plaintiffs, said in a statement to Law360. “They will now have to face two trials back to back rather than one. In the end, this was a bad decision they made.”