Shkolnik/Law360: New Opioid MDL Bellwether Trials

May 1, 2020

The Ohio federal judge overseeing multidistrict opioid litigation picked two cases Thursday for a bellwether trial in 2021 to test allegations that the nation’s largest pharmacy chains fueled the opioid crisis by dispensing painkiller prescriptions they should have known weren’t appropriate.

Hunter Shkolnik of Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, counsel for the counties, said in a statement to Law360 that they “are proud that they have been selected” and that they “look forward to this trial against the chain pharmacies that helped fuel it.”

 

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