Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik on Opioid Multidistrict Case
January 21, 2020
Pharmacies launched another attack on the judge overseeing opioid multidistrict litigation, telling the Sixth Circuit on Friday that he has “repeatedly disregarded” federal court rules and should be ordered to follow them.
“The chain pharmacies are copying the distributors’ and manufacturers’ plan to delay, delay, delay. That failed for them,” Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, a top plaintiffs lawyer in the MDL, told Law360 on Friday. “This approach is like a broken record. At some point the Sixth Circuit is going to tire of these baseless whining writs of mandamus against Judge Polster. Simply put, there is no reason to grant this.”