Office of the Clerk of Court
Michael E. Kunz, Clerk of Court
MDL 1871
Pretrial Orders
Order Order Title or Topic Issued Download
Case Management Order No. 1 Case Management Order No. 1 02/28/2008
Pretrial Order No. 1 Appointing Plaintiffs' Steering Committee and Plaintiffs' Liaison Counsel 04/09/2008
Pretrial Order No. 2 Miscellaneous early rules 04/09/2008
Pretrial Order No. 3 Default rules to govern electronic discovery 04/09/2008
Pretrial Order No. 4 Provisional rule for consolidated filing by plaintiffs 05/14/2008
Pretrial Order No. 5 Renaming prior Orders 05/20/2008
Pretrial Order No. 6 Discovery rulings and agreements 05/21/2008
Pretrial Order No. 7 Approving Plaintiff's Fact Sheet 06/09/2008
Pretrial Order No. 8 Appointing Special Discovery Master 06/10/2008
Pretrial Order No. 9 Approving Master Short-Form Answer 06/10/2008
Pretrial Order No. 10 Protective Order 06/10/2008
Pretrial Order No. 11 Miscellaneous scheduling matters 06/24/2008
Pretrial Order No. 12 Regarding status conference scheduling 07/02/2008
Pretrial Order No. 13 Extending a joint filing deadline 07/16/2008
Pretrial Order No. 14 Establishing briefing schedule for initial remand motions 07/17/2008
Order Approved Stipulation and Order regarding severance 07/21/2008
Pretrial Order No. 15 Severing certain plaintiffs 07/21/2008
Pretrial Order No. 16 Scheduling September, 2008 status conference 07/23/2008
Pretrial Order No. 17 Modified the briefing schedule for the initial remand motions to be presented to the Court. (Not available for posting.)
Pretrial Order No. 18 Rescheduling September, 2008 status conference 08/21/2008
Pretrial Order No. 19 Establishing response period for certain motion(s) 08/27/2008
Pretrial Order No. 20 Vacating Pretrial Order No. 19 08/29/2008
Pretrial Order No. 21 Severing certain plaintiffs 09/10/2008
Pretrial Order No. 22 Regarding certain page limits 09/25/2008
Pretrial Order No. 23 Approving Special Discovery Master's First Report and Recommendation 09/26/2008
Pretrial Order No. 24 Approving Special Discovery Master's Second Report and Recommendation 09/26/2008
Pretrial Order No. 25 Approving payment for Special Discovery Master 09/26/2008
Pretrial Order No. 26 Scheduling November, 2008 status conference 09/26/2008
Pretrial Order No. 27 Regarding certain page limits 09/26/2008
Pretrial Order No. 28 Supplemental procedures for Special Discovery Master 09/28/2008
Pretrial Order No. 29 Dismissing a certain motion as withdrawn 09/29/2008
Pretrial Order No. 30 Regarding supplemental briefing on motions to remand 09/29/2008
Pretrial Order No. 31 Regarding supplemental filings generally 10/01/2008
Pretrial Order No. 32 Regarding certain filing dates for motions to remand 10/06/2008
Pretrial Order No. 33 Correcting Pretrial Order No. 31 10/08/2008
Pretrial Order No. 34 Regarding certain page limits 10/15/2008
Pretrial Order No. 35 Regarding certain page limits 10/15/2008
Pretrial Order No. 36 Granting leave to file supplemental response to remand motion filing 10/20/2008
Pretrial Order No. 37 Motions practice procedures 10/23/2008
Pretrial Order No. 38 Deposition protocol 11/11/2008
Pretrial Order No. 39 Permitting withdrawal of motions to compel discovery 11/14/2008
Pretrial Order No. 40 Miscellaneous administrative and procedural matters 11/14/2008
Pretrial Order No. 41 Protocols for withdrawal by plaintiff's counsel 12/09/2008
Pretrial Order No. 42 Payment of Special Discovery Master 12/15/2008
Pretrial Order No. 43 Dismissing motion to compel discovery as withdrawn 12/15/2008
Pretrial Order No. 44 Further motions practice: deadlines for re-filing, etc. 12/17/2008
Pretrial Order No. 45 Granting leave to file sur-reply to certain reply 12/31/2008
Pretrial Order No. 46 Payment of Special Discovery Master 01/20/2009
Pretrial Order No. 47 Scheduling February, 2009 status conference 01/22/2008
Pretrial Order No. 48 Appointing Electronic Discovery Master 01/29/2009
Pretrial Order No. 49 Severing certain plaintiffs 02/11/2009
Order Memorandum and Order regarding initial remand motions 02/25/2009
Pretrial Order No. 50 Approving and adopting Fourth Report and Recommendation of the Special Discovery Master 02/27/2009
Pretrial Order No. 51 Scheduling April, 2009 status conference 03/03/2009
Pretrial Order No. 52 Terminating former Electronic Discovery Master 03/17/2009
Pretrial Order No. 53 Appointing new Electronic Discovery Master 03/17/2009
Pretrial Order No. 54 Regarding dismissal of certain foreign defendants 04/20/2009
Pretrial Order No. 55 Approving an amended form of Tolling Agreement 04/20/2009
Pretrial Order No. 56 Rules and procedures regarding medical releases; see also Exhibit A to Pretrial Order No. 56 04/20/2009
Exhibit A to Pretrial Order No. 56 Authorizations
Pretrial Order No. 57 Noting Special Discovery Master firm changes 04/20/2009
Pretrial Order No. 58 Setting date for June, 2009 status conference 05/08/2009
Pretrial Order No. 59 Appointing State Liaison Counsel 05/21/2009
Pretrial Order No. 60 Regarding case specific discovery 05/28/2009
Pretrial Order No. 61 Regarding severance of certain plaintiffs 06/03/2009
Pretrial Order No. 62 Approving and adopting the Fifth Report and Recommendation of the Special Discovery Master 06/09/2009
Pretrial Order No. 63 Regarding certain page limits 06/12/2009
Pretrial Order No. 64 Regarding briefing and hearing on privilege issues 06/12/2009
Pretrial Order No. 65 Regarding miscellaneous administrative matters 06/22/2009
Pretrial Order No. 66 Protocol for dismissal of cases in Discovery Group One 07/21/2009
Pretrial Order No. 67 Addressing pro se plaintiffs 07/30/2009
Pretrial Order No. 68 Granting an extension of time to make certain filings 08/05/2009
Pretrial Order No. 69 Permitting statements of interest for appointment to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committe 08/20/2009
Pretrial Order No. 70 Granting motion for Common Benefit Fund for plaintiffs' counsel 08/26/2009
Pretrial Order No. 71 Approving Special Discovery Master payment request 08/31/2009
Pretrial Order No. 72 Severing plaintiffs in certain cases 09/02/2009
Pretrial Order No. 73 Noting Andrew Chirls' role as Administrator of Common Benefit Fund, no longer Special Discovery Master 09/02/2009
Pretrial Order No. 74 Rejecting Special Master's Seventh Report and Recommendation 09/09/2009
Pretrial Order No. 75 Regarding Lanham and Cartmell Applications 09/09/2009
Pretrial Order No. 76 Post September 9, 2009 status conference miscellaneous Order 09/09/2009
Pretrial Order No. 77 Incidental expenses of Special Discovery Master 09/15/2009
Pretrial Order No. 78 New Members of Plaintiffs' Steering Committee 09/25/2009
Pretrial Order No. 79 Severance 10/15/2009
Pretrial Order No. 80 Special Discovery Master fees 10/20/2009
Pretrial Order No. 81 Approving the Special Discovery Master's Tenth Report and Recommendation 12/02/2009
Pretrial Order No. 82 Scheduling Order for the Initial Trial Pool 12/02/2009
Pretrial Order No. 83 Approving the Special Discovery Master's Ninth Report and Recommendation 12/03/2009
Pretrial Order No. 84 Approving in Part the Special Discovery Master's Eighth Report and Recommendation 12/07/2009
Pretrial Order No. 85 Denying plaintiffs' motion for expedited review of defendant's privilege log 12/16/2009
Pretrial Order No. 86 Requiring all plaintiffs to produce "basic medical records" within 60 days 12/22/2009
Pretrial Order No. 87 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees and costs for November 2009 01/04/2010
Pretrial Order No. 88 Special Discovery Master fees 01/26/2010
Pretrial Order No. 89 Severance 01/26/2010
Pretrial Order No. 90 Non-waiver of objections regarding privilege 02/02/2010
Pretrial Order No. 91 Regarding motion to expedite review of privilege log 02/03/2010
Pretrial Order No. 92 Revised deadline for review of privilege log and production of documents 02/16/2010
Pretrial Order No. 93 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for January 2010 02/22/2010
Pretrial Order No. 94 Scheduling March 22, 2010 status conference 02/22/2010
Pretrial Order No. 95 Rescheduling April 1, 2010 status conference 03/02/2010
Pretrial Order No. 96 Supplementary Protective Order for clinical trial data 03/16/2010
Pretrial Order No. 97 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for February 2010 04/08/2010
Pretrial Order No. 98 Suspending deadlines for Daubert motions 04/29/2010
Pretrial Order No. 99 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for March 2010 05/14/2010
Pretrial Order No. 100 Modifying schedule for initial trial pool 05/26/2010
Pretrial Order No. 101 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for April 2010 05/28/2010
Pretrial Order No. 102 Approving certain Special Discovery Master's fees 06/21/2010
Pretrial Order No. 103 Regarding appoinment to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee
Pretrial Order No. 104 Extending deadline for case dispositive motions 07/07/2010
Pretrial Order No. 105 Rescheduling Daubert hearing 07/13/2010
Pretrial Order No. 106 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for May and June 2010 07/26/2010
Pretrial Order No. 107 Concerning Daubert hearing deadlines 07/26/2010
Pretrial Order No. 108 Regarding appoinment to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee 07/26/2010
Pretrial Order No. 109 Regarding appoinment to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee 08/13/2010
Pretrial Order No. 110 Regarding plaintiffs' expedited motion to strike motions 08/16/2010
Pretrial Order No. 111 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for July 2010 08/19/2010
Pretrial Order No. 112 Approving certain Special Discovery Master's fees 08/19/2010
Pretrial Order No. 113 Scheduling September 22, 2010 status conference 08/24/2010
Pretrial Order No. 114 Concerning Daubert hearing deadlines 08/25/2010
Pretrial Order No. 115 Concerning Daubert hearing schedule 09/15/2010
Pretrial Order No. 116 Regarding defendant designating a case for initial pair of trials 09/23/2010
Pretrial Order No. 117 Regarding motion for appointment to Plaintiffs' Steering Committee and designation as lead governmental entity counsel 09/27/2010
Pretrial Order No. 118 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for August 2010 09/23/2010
Pretrial Order No. 119 Regarding motion to appoint counsel 09/30/2010
Pretrial Order No. 120 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for September 2010 11/12/2010
Pretrial Order No. 121 Lone Pine Order 11/15/2010
Pretrial Order No. 122 Appointing Jerome Shestack, Esq. as Settlement Master 11/23/2010
Pretrial Order No. 123 Guidance on mediation 12/01/2010
Pretrial Order No. 124 Scheduling Bellwether trials 12/01/2010
Pretrial Order No. 125 Amended schedule for Bellwether trials 12/06/2010
Pretrial Order No. 126 Attaching counsel, parties and witnesses for trial 12/17/2010
Pretrial Order No. 127 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for November 2010 01/14/2011
Pretrial Order No. 128 Seeking applications for Plaintiffs' Steering Committee members 02/16/2011
Pretrial Order No. 129 Payment for Special Discovery Master 02/28/2011
Pretrial Order No. 130 Appointing the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee 03/02/2011
Pretrial Order No. 131 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for March 2011 05/12/2011
Pretrial Order No. 132 Establishing a reserve fund for the Common Benefit Fund under Preatrial Order No. 70 while disputes are addressed 05/22/2011
Pretrial Order No. 133 (Filed under seal.)
Pretrial Order No. 134 Authorizing the Administrator of Common Benefit Fund to withdraw funds for services and expenses 06/16/2011
Pretrial Order No. 135 Referring Case No. 11-3925 to Jerome Shestack, Esq. for mediation 06/22/2011
Pretrial Order No. 136 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for April and May 2011 07/12/2011
Pretrial Order No. 137 Instructing parties to file to both the master docket and individual case dockets 08/02/2011
Pretrial Order No. 138 Counsel's obligation to provide GSK with a list of cases/claims 08/15/2011
Pretrial Order No. 139 Approving payment to Special Discovery Master Jerome Shestack, Esq. 08/15/2011
Pretrial Order No. 140 Scheduling Order regarding Daubert proceedings on stroke 08/19/2011
Pretrial Order No. 141 (Filed under seal.)
Order Appointing Special Master Patrick Juneau to conduct settlement negotiations 10/07/2011
Pretrial Order No. 142 Scheduling Order regarding Daubert proceedings on stroke 10/08/2011
Pretrial Order No. 143 Scheduling Order regarding Daubert proceedings on stroke 10/21/2011
Pretrial Order No. 144 Adopting Special Master's Seventeenth Report and Recommendation 10/26/2011
Pretrial Order No. 145 Approving payment to Special Discovery Master 11/07/2011
Pretrial Order No. 146 Notice of mediation 11/07/2011
Pretrial Order No. 147 Appointing Bruce P. Merenstein, Esq. as Special Discovery Master 11/09/2011
Pretrial Order No. 148 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for October 2011 12/05/2011
Pretrial Order No. 149 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Common Benefit Fund for services and costs recorded from September through November 2011 12/15/2011
Pretrial Order No. 150 (Filed under seal.)
Pretrial Order No. 151 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for November 2011 01/20/2012
Pretrial Order No. 152 Scheduling February 14, 2012 status conference 01/26/2012
Pretrial Order No. 153 Establishing alternative procedures for small estate settlements 03/01/2013
Pretrial Order No. 154 Disbanding Plaintiffs' Steering Committee and appointing Plaintiffs' Coordinating Counsel and Fee and Cost Allocation Committee 02/16/2012
Pretrial Order No. 155 Lone Pine II Order 02/29/2012
Pretrial Order No. 156 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for December 2011 and January 2012 03/02/2012
Order Requiring counsel to identify myocardial infarction cases so that the Court may select cases for trial pools 03/19/2012
Pretrial Order No. 157 Denying motions to reconsider Pretrial Order No. 155 04/04/2012
Pretrial Order No. 158 Setting forth schedule for trial pool 04/04/2012
Pretrial Order No. 159 Denying motions to remand cases to transferor courts 04/04/2012
Pretrial Order No. 160 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund 04/13/2012
Pretrial Order No. 161 Protective Order for Public Entity Litigation 04/27/2012
Pretrial Order No. 162 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for February 2012 and March 2012 05/31/2012
Pretrial Order No. 163 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund 06/13/2012
Pretrial Order No. 164 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for April 2012 and May 2012 07/10/2012
Pretrial Order No. 165 (Filed under seal.)
Pretrial Order No. 166 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund 07/19/2012
Pretrial Order No. 167 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for June 2012 08/06/2012
Pretrial Order No. 168 Approving the Special Settlement Master's fees for February - June 2012 08/06/2012
Pretrial Order No. 169 Scheduling September 19, 2012 status conference 08/14/2012
Pretrial Order No. 170 Scheduling briefing of Fee Committee's petition for attorney fees 08/14/2012
Pretrial Order No. 171 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund for July 2012 08/24/2012
Pretrial Order No. 172 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for July 2012 08/24/2012
Pretrial Order No. 173 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund for August 2012 09/18/2012
Pretrial Order No. 174 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for August 2012 10/03/2012
Pretrial Order No. 175 Findings of fact and conclusions of law; Approving Avandia Fee Committee's Petition for Award of Common Benefit Attorneys' Fees 10/19/2012
Pretrial Order No. 176 Approving the Special Discovery Master's Nineteenth Report and Recommendation; approving Private Lien Resolution Program to be offered to MAOs 11/13/2012
Pretrial Order No. 177 Approving the Special Settlement Master's fees for July - October 2012 04/08/2013
Pretrial Order No. 178 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for September 2012 12/03/2012
Pretrial Order No. 179 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund for September 2012 12/03/2012
Pretrial Order No. 180 Approving payment of costs. (Filed under seal.)
Pretrial Order No. 181 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for October 2012 12/03/2012
Pretrial Order No. 182 Approving payment to the Auditor of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund for services rendered July - October 2012 12/03/2012
Pretrial Order No. 183 Setting schedule for filing oppositions to the Avandia Fee Committee's Motion for Approval of Allocation of Common Benefit Fee 12/06/2012
Pretrial Order No. 184 Approving the Special Discovery Master's fees for November 2012 12/13/2012
Pretrial Order No. 185 Appointing Bruce Merenstein to review objections to the Motion for Approval of Allocation of Common Benefit Fee and make recommendations to the Court 12/13/2012
Pretrial Order No. 186 Approving Special Discovery Master's Twentieth Report and Recommendation and setting pretrial discovery schedule 12/20/2012
Pretrial Order No. 187 Approving fees for Special Discovery Master Jerome Shestack, Esq., from 2009 02/07/2013
Pretrial Order No. 188 Approving payment to the Auditor of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund for services rendered November - December 2012 02/25/2013
Pretrial Order No. 189 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund for services and expenses through January, 2013 02/25/2013
Pretrial Order No. 190 Approving payment to Special Master Patrick Juneau for October - December 2012 04/08/2013
Pretrial Order No. 191 Vacated as duplicative with Pretrial Order No. 187.
Pretrial Order No. 192 Approving payment to Special Master Bruce Merenstein for December 2012 - January 2013 02/25/2013
Pretrial Order No. 193 (Filed under seal.)
Pretrial Order No. 194 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Avandia Litigation Common Benefit Fund for services and expenses through February, 2013 03/14/2013
Pretrial Order No. 195 Approving payment to Special Master Patrick Juneau for January - March 2013 04/15/2013
Pretrial Order No. 196 Denying motions to remand 04/25/2013
Pretrial Order No. 197 (Filed under seal.)
Pretrial Order No. 198 Approving payment of fees and costs to Auditor Alan Winikur for January - March 2013 05/20/2013
Pretrial Order No. 199 Approving payment to Special Master Bruce Merenstein for services through April 2013 05/30/2013
Pretrial Order No. 200 Approving Special Discovery Master's Twenty-First Report and Recommendation and setting pretrial discovery and briefing schedule 07/29/2013
Pretrial Order No. 201 Approving payment to Special Master Patrick Juneau for April - June 2013 07/29/2013
Pretrial Order No. 202 Approving payment to Special Master Bruce Merenstein for services through June 2013 07/29/2013
Pretrial Order No. 203 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Common Benefit Fund for June and July 2013 09/03/2013
Pretrial Order No. 204 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Common Benefit Fund for March through May 2013 09/16/2013
Pretrial Order No. 205 Approving payment to the Administrator of the Common Benefit Fund for August 2013 09/25/2013
Pretrial Order No. 206 Approving payment to the Auditor of the Common Benefit Fund for July and August 2013 09/25/2013
Pretrial Order No. 207 (Filed under seal.)
Pretrial Order No. 208 Scheduling December 6, 2013 status conference 10/07/2013
Pretrial Order No. 209 Approving payment to Special Master Bruce Merenstein for services through September 30, 2013 11/01/2013
Pretrial Order No. 210 Ordering that attendance at December 6, 2013 status conference is mandatory 11/12/2013
Order Ordering that counsel with cases in suspense pending settlement are excused from attendance at December 6, 2013 status conference 11/13/2013
Pretrial Order No. 211 Approving payment to Special Master Bruce Merenstein for services through October 31, 2013 11/26/2013
Pretrial Order No. 212 Approving payment to Common Benefit Fund Administrator Andrew Chirls for services through October 31, 2013 11/26/2013
Pretrial Order No. 213 Approving payment to Special Master Patrick Juneau for services through September 30, 2013 11/26/2013
Pretrial Order No. 214 Approving payment to Special Master Bruce Merenstein for services through November 30, 2013 12/27/2013
Pretrial Order No. 215 (Filed under seal.)
Pretrial Order No. 216 Approving payment to Special Master Patrick Juneau for services through December 31, 2013 02/10/2014
Pretrial Order No. 217 Approving payment to Special Master Bruce Merenstein for services through December 31, 2013 12/27/2013
Pretrial Order No. 218 Setting schedule for submission of expert reports in trial pool cases 02/10/2014
Pretrial Order No. 219 Approving increased hourly billing rate for Special Master Bruce Merenstein 02/25/2014
Pretrial Order No. 220 Approving payment to Common Benefit Fund Administrator Andrew Chirls for services through January 31, 2014 03/12/2014
Pretrial Order No. 221 Approving payment to Common Benefit Fund Auditor Alan Winikur for services through January 31, 2014 03/12/2014
Order Granting GSK's request to stay GSK's expert discovery obligations 05/06/2014
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