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Michael E. Kunz, Clerk of Court
MDL 875
Administrative Orders
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 Administrative Orders Currently in Effect
 Administrative Orders No Longer in Effect
 Administrative Orders that Apply only to MARDOC

Administrative Orders Currently in Effect
Note: Administrative Order 1 (MARDOC) and Amended Order No. 25 (MARDOC) are the only administrative orders that apply exclusively to MARDOC cases (and not to land-based cases).


Date Order Title or Topic Download
07/08/2013 Amended Administrative Order No. 23 (pro hac vice procedures) reflects a change in court policy that no longer requires a $40 fee to gain pro hac vice admission to practice in MDL 875.
06/27/2013 Amended Administrative Order No. 25 (MARDOC) applies only to MARDOC cases, and outlines the procedures that the parties in these cases are to follow.
10/05/2011 Administrative Order No. 25 (MARDOC) applies only to MARDOC cases, and outlines the procedures that the parties in these cases are to follow. **UPDATE as of 6/27/2013: Please refer to the Amended Administrative Order No. 25 (posted above) from now on.**
08/11/2011 Administrative Order No. 24 - Vacating Certain Administrative Orders (Robreno, J.)
02/11/2011 Administrative Order No. 23 - Procedures Regarding Pro Hac Vice Admission for Purposes of MDL 875 (Robreno, J.). **UPDATE as of 7/8/2013: Please refer to the Amended Administrative Order No. 23 (posted above) from now on.**
12/10/2010 Administrative Order No. 22 - Consent to Trial in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Robreno, J.)
03/08/2010 Administrative Order No. 21 - Order Regarding Final Payment of Fees to Intercom, Inc. (Robreno, J.)
03/08/2010 Administrative Order No. 20 - Online Submission Database Suspended, Administrative Order 12 Submissions to be Served Directly on Defendants (Robreno, J.)
11/03/2009 Administrative Order No. 1 (MARDOC), establishing a MARDOC steering committee.
09/03/2009 Amended Administrative Order No. 12, As Amended - Required Submissions by Plaintiffs (Robreno, J.)
05/04/2009 Administrative Order No. 18 - Requirements for Filing a Motion for Suggestion of Remand (Robreno, J.)
03/16/2009 Administrative Order No. 11, As Amended Effective March 16, 2009 - Transfer of Dockets to the Eastern District of PA - See No. 2 (all pending motions upon transfer and denied without prejudice with leave to refile in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania)
12/23/2008 Administrative Order No. 12A - Defendants may seek a Rule to Show Cause for Insufficient Administrative Order 12 Submissions (Robreno, J.)
07/10/2006 Administrative Order No. 10 - Appointment of a Joint Steering Committee (Giles, J.)


Administrative Orders No Longer in Effect
Date Order Title or Topic Download
12/20/1991 Administrative Order No. 1 - Filing of Documents in MDL 875 (Weiner, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
02/20/1992 Administrative Order No. 2 - Information to be Provided Prior to a Settlement Conference (Weiner, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
09/08/1992 Administrative Order No. 3 - More Information Regarding Mediation of Cases (Wiener, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
04/26/1994 Administrative Order No. 4 - Paper Files not to be Maintained in the EDPA (Weiner, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
02/06/1995 Administrative Order No. 5 (MARDOC - Pending Motions Denied without Prejudice) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
02/28/1995 Administrative Order No. 6 (MARDOC - Appointment of co-lead Defense Counsel) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
03/10/2000 Administrative Order No. 6 - Requirements for Filing Documents in the EDPA (Weiner, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
07/17/1996 Administrative Order No. 7 - Indiana Defendants must Response to a Demand with a Good Faith Offer under Indiana Law (Weiner, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
01/14/2002 Administrative Order No. 8 - Dismissal of Screened Cases (Weiner, J.) - VACATED by Administrative Order 19
01/29/2008 Administrative Order No. 13 - Initiation of a Database for AO 12 Submissions (Robreno, J.) - VACATED by Administrative Order 20
01/29/2008 Administrative Order No. 14 - Requirements for Database Submissions (Robreno, J.) - VACATED by Administrative Order 20
01/29/2008 Administrative Order No. 15 - Selecting Intercom, Inc. to Manage Online Submissions (Robreno, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
10/03/2008 Administrative Order No. 16 - Payment of Intercom, Inc. (Robreno, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
02/11/2009 Administrative Order No. 17 - Scheduling Hearings Through September 2009 (Robreno, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24
07/17/2009 Administrative Order No. 19 - Returning Cases Dismissed under Administrative Order No. 8 to the Active Docket (Robreno, J.) -- VACATED by Administrative Order No. 24


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