Law360 Quotes Hunter Shkolnik: Pharmacies and OH Opioid MDL
August 7, 2020
The Ohio federal judge overseeing opioid multidistrict litigation has refused to toss two Ohio counties’ bellwether cases against pharmacies, allowing their public nuisance claims over the dispensing and distribution of opioids to move forward.
“We were confident in the strength of the case against the national chain pharmacies like CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart, Walgreens and others, and Judge Polster correctly denied these motions,” Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, who represents the counties, told Law360. “We look forward to trial.”