Office of the Clerk of Court
Michael E. Kunz, Clerk of Court
MDL 875
Updates
 Current Updates
 Previous Updates

Current Updates
Date Description
10/14/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the September, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.


Previous Updates
Date Description
09/09/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the August, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
09/09/2014 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent decisions. See Opinions.
08/08/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the July, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
08/08/2014 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent decisions. See Opinions.
08/08/2014 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the decisions spreadsheet from MDL 875. See Opinions.
07/10/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the June, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
07/10/2014 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent decisions. See Opinions.
07/10/2014 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent opinion. See MARDOC.
06/12/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the May, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
05/12/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the April, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
05/12/2014 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the decisions spreadsheet from MDL 875. See Opinions.
04/15/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the March, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
03/20/2014 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent report and recommendation. See MARDOC.
03/12/2014 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent decisions. See Opinions.
03/12/2014 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent Order. See MARDOC.
03/12/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the February, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
02/12/2014 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the decisions spreadsheet from MDL 875. See Opinions.
02/05/2014 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent decisions. See Opinions.
02/05/2014 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent Order. See MARDOC.
02/05/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the January, 2014 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
01/16/2014 The Statistics page has been updated to include the December, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
12/05/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the November, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
12/05/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent decisions and the most recent version of the decisions spreadsheet from MDL 875. See Opinions.
12/05/2013 Documents have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
11/06/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the October, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
11/06/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent case list. See MARDOC.
11/06/2013 A recent Order has been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
10/08/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the September, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
10/08/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the decisions spreadsheet from MDL 875. See Opinions.
09/09/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the August, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
09/09/2013 The contacts page has been updated. See Contacts.
08/29/2013 A recent Order has been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
08/29/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the recent MARDOC Motions to Dismiss opinion and an Order granting previously dissolved Delaware corportions motions to dismiss in various cases. See MARDOC.
08/29/2013 A hearing has been scheduled to appoint a Special Master in certain land based cases. See scheduling order.
08/28/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the July, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
08/28/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the decisions spreadsheet from MDL 875. See Opinions.
08/27/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include the recent MARDOC Motions to Dismiss opinion. See Opinions.
07/26/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the June, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
07/26/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the decisions spreadsheet from MDL 875. See Opinions.
07/26/2012 The "about" web page has been updated to include the JPML's Order adopting Judge Robreno's Fourth Suggestion to the Panel. See About.
07/26/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent case list. See MARDOC.
07/08/2013 Amended Administrative Order 23 (pro hac vice procedures) has been added to the Administrative Orders page. This AO was amended to reflect a change in court policy that no longer requires a $40 fee to gain pro hac vice admission to practice in MDL 875. See Administrative Orders.
06/27/2013 Amended Administrative Order 25 (MARDOC ONLY) has been added to both the MARDOC and Administrative Orders pages. Substantively, AO 25 remains unchanged. However, the Amended AO 25 slightly alters the filing procedures for identical motions. See Administrative Orders or MARDOC.
06/14/2013 The Notices page has been updated to include an updated list of Presiding Judge Robreno's judicial disclosures. See Notices.
06/14/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include a recent Court of Appeals decision involving MDL 875. See Opinions.
06/11/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the May, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
06/04/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent order from Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
06/04/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include an updated opinions spreadsheet and PDFs of recent opinions. See Opinions.
06/04/2013 The results of the May 17, 2013 status and scheduling conference are now available. See results and scheduling order.
06/04/2013 The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has issued an opinion pertaining to certain MDL cases. See opinion.
05/22/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent order from Judge Hey, as well as a recent order from Judge Robreno. See MARDOC.
05/22/2013 A recent Order has been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
05/03/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the April, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
05/03/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent order from Judge Hey, as well as the most recent case list. See MARDOC.
05/03/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include an updated opinions spreadsheet and PDFs of recent opinions. See Opinions.
04/23/2012 The "about" web page has been updated to include Judge Robreno's recent PowerPoint presentation from a conference. See About.
04/23/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the March, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
04/19/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent order from Judge Robreno scheduling oral argument for certain motions. See MARDOC.
04/19/2013 ***The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has issued an Order adopting Judge Robreno's Third Suggestion regarding future tag-along transfers. Asbestos cases from the Eastern District of Virginia will no longer be transferred to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.*** See Order.
03/27/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent order from Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
03/25/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include an updated opinions spreadsheet and PDFs of recent opinions. See Opinions.
03/12/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include an updated opinions spreadsheet and PDFs of recent opinions. See Opinions.
03/11/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the February, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
03/11/2013 A recent Order has been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
03/06/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent order from Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
03/01/2013 Recent Orders have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
02/25/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include PDFs of Judge Robreno's opinions, and an updated opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
02/22/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a recent order from Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
02/08/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the January, 2013 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
02/08/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent MARDOC case list. See MARDOC.
01/18/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include 21 PDFs of Judge Robreno's opinions dated 10/08/2012 through 12/10/2012. See Opinions.
01/09/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include two orders from Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
01/07/2013 The Statistics page has been updated to include the December, 2012 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
01/07/2013 An updated case list and recent Orders have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
01/07/2013 The Opinions page has been updated to include certain recent opinions. See Opinions.
01/02/2013 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent case list. See MARDOC.
01/02/2013 The MDL-875 Calendar of hearings to take place before Judge Robreno has been updated. See Calendar.
12/20/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include two orders from Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
12/11/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the November, 2012 MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
12/11/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
12/07/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent MARDOC case list. See MARDOC.
12/05/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's December 5, 2012 order. See MARDOC.
11/30/2012 An updated case list and recent Orders have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
11/30/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
11/26/2012 An updated case list and recent Orders have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
11/26/2012 ***The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has issued an Order adopting Judge Robreno's Second Suggestion regarding future tag-along transfers. Most asbestos cases will no longer be transferred to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.*** See Order.
11/26/2012 The results of the November 19, 2012 status and scheduling conference are now available. See results.
11/26/2012 A steering committee meeting will be held in Philadelphia on December 17, 2012. See Notice.
11/14/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent MARDOC case list. See MARDOC.
11/06/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent MARDOC case list. See MARDOC.
11/06/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
11/01/2012 In light of Hurricane Sandy, the MARDOC settlement conferences are rescheduled to Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 and Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Judge Hey's order indicating as such will be issued shortly. See MARDOC.
10/26/2012 In light of the storm expected to hit the Philadelphia region early next week, and in the interests of counsel's safety and convenience in traveling to Philadelphia, Judge Robreno has decided to cancel the status and scheduling conference AND the final pre-remand hearing and oral argument on summary judgment motions scheduled for 10/29/12.
10/26/2012 In light of the storm expected to hit the Philadelphia region early next week, and in the interests of counsel's safety and convenience in traveling to Philadelphia, Judge Hey has decided to postpone MARDOC settlement conferences until the week of Nov. 12, 2012. An order will be issued next week. See MARDOC.
10/26/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
10/22/2012 An Order has been added to the MARDOC page. See MARDOC.
10/18/2012 An updated case list and recent Orders have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
10/10/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent MARDOC case list. See MARDOC.
10/10/2012 The "About" page has been updated to include the most recnt version of "Ten Steps to MDL Resolution." See About.
10/10/2012 Judge Robreno's Second Suggestion to the Panel regarding tag-along transfers. See Suggestion.
10/10/2012 A telephone conference has been scheduled for Oct. 26, 2012 regarding Plaintiffs' motion to require the submission of certain information. See Order.
10/10/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet, plus PDFs of recent opinions. See Opinions.
09/24/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's amended order scheduling a Group 3 settlement conference. See MARDOC.
09/21/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's order scheduling a Group 3 settlement conference. See MARDOC.
09/17/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's September 17, 2012 order. See MARDOC.
09/14/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Robreno's September 14, 2012 order. See MARDOC.
09/13/2012 An updated case list and recent Orders have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
09/04/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
09/04/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a Notice regarding filing procedures. See MARDOC.
09/04/2012 The MDL-875 Calendar of hearings to take place before Judge Robreno has been updated. See Calendar.
09/04/2012 The Standard Scheduling Order / Discovery Plan Template been updated. See scheduling order template.
09/04/2012 The results of the August 30, 2012 status and scheduling conference are now available. See results and scheduling order.
08/30/20122 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
08/30/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's Order setting a teleconference for September 6, 2012. See MARDOC.
08/28/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Robreno's 8/27/12 Order setting a hearing regarding plaintiffs' motion for reconsideration and to vacate. See MARDOC.
08/27/2012 An updated case list has been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
08/08/2012 Various documents have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
08/07/2012 The MARDOC and Opinion pages have been updated to include Judge Robreno's recent decision regarding MARDOC motions to dismiss. See MARDOC and Opinions.
08/06/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
08/06/2012 An updated case list has been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
08/06/20122 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent summary judgment opinions by Judge Robreno, as well as the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
07/23/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include two recent orders by Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
07/20/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include an Order pertaining to emergency motions to quash. See MARDOC.
07/20/2012 Orders and an updated case list have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
07/16/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include an Order directing, inter alia, that no discovery shall be filed with the Court. See MARDOC.
07/11/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the most recent case list, and parties are directed to refer to this list. See MARDOC.
07/10/2012 Various orders and other information have been added to the CVLO webpage. See CVLO.
07/05/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent summary judgment opinions by Judge Robreno, as well as the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
07/05/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
06/28/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's Order following the June 26, 2012 telephone conference. See MARDOC.
06/22/2012 The results of the June 22, 2012 status and scheduling conference are now available. See results and scheduling order.
06/21/2012 The list of Cascino Vaughan cases has been updated, and parties are directed to refer to the most recent list. See CVLO.
06/18/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent summary judgment opinions by Judge Robreno, as well as the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
06/18/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent summary judgment opinions by Judge Robreno, as well as the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
06/18/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's recent Orders, including an Order setting a teleconference for 6/26/12. See MARDOC.
06/18/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
06/18/2012 The list of Cascino Vaughan cases has been updated, and parties are directed to refer to the most recent list. See CVLO.
05/22/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent motion for summary judgment opinions by Judge Robreno, as well as the most recent version of the MDL 875 opinions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
05/03/2012 The list of Cascino Vaughan cases has been updated, and parties are directed to refer to the most recent list. See CVLO.
05/02/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
05/02/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's most recent discovery-related Order. See MARDOC.
04/23/2012 The list of Cascino Vaughan cases has been updated, and parties are directed to refer to the most recent list. See CVLO.
04/23/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a discovery-related Order by Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
04/20/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the spreadsheet of Judge Robreno's opinions, as well as a discovery-related opinion by Judge Angell. See Opinions.
04/19/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the newset MARDOC scheduling order and a discovery-related opinion by Judge Hey. See MARDOC.
04/19/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include a recent discovery-related opinion by Judge Angell. See Opinions.
04/17/2012 A Status Conference in the Eastern District of Virginia cases in which plaintiffs are represented by Glasser & Glasser is scheduled for May 8, 2012 before Judge Robreno and Judge Angell. See Order and Exhibit A Excel sheet listing case numbers.
04/16/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include various orders and the most recent MARDOC case list, in Excel form. See MARDOC.
04/16/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent opinions by Judge Robreno, as well as the most recent version of the spreadsheet of MDL-875 decisions. See Opinions.
04/16/2012 The list of Cascino Vaughan cases has been updated, and parties are directed to refer to the most recent list. The CVLO page also has been updated to include the most recent scheduling orders. See CVLO.
04/03/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include the Order setting a Motions to Dismiss hearing for April 26, 2012. See MARDOC.
04/03/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
03/21/2012 The list of Cascino Vaughan cases has been updated, and parties are directed to refer to the most recent list. See CVLO.
03/21/2012 The results of the March 21, 2012 status and scheduling conference are now available. See results.
03/20/2012 The list of Cascino Vaughan cases has been updated, and parties are directed to refer to the most recent list. See CVLO.
03/16/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include an opinion by Judge Robreno overruling objections to two of Magistrate Judge Strawbridge's orders. See Opinions.
03/05/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
03/05/2012 A status and scheduling conference for cases transferred in February, 2012 will occur on March 21, 2012. See Order.
03/05/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of Judge Robreno's decisions spreadsheet, as well as PDFs of opinions. See Opinions.
03/02/2012 The MARDOC page has been updated to include a corrected amended order rescheduling the Group 2 settlement conference in April, and an UPDATED case list of Groups 1-7. See MARDOC.
03/02/2012 The Cascino Vaughan ("CVLO") webpage has been updated to include an updated Master List of all CVLO cases. See CVLO.
03/02/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of Judge Robreno's decisions spreadsheet. See Opinions.
02/28/2012 The case list in the MARDOC litigation has been UPDATED to correct certain case numbers. See MARDOC.
02/27/2012 Judge Hey has signed an order rescheduling the Group 2 settlement conference in the MARDOC litigation. See MARDOC.
02/21/2012 The "about" web page has been updated to include Judge Robreno's recent PowerPoint presentation from a conference concerning MDL-875. See About.
02/15/2012 The results of the February 14, 2012 status and scheduling conference are now available. See results.
02/09/2012 The Cascino Vaughan ("CVLO") webpage has been updated to include an updated Master List of all CVLO cases, as well as certain Orders from Judge Strawbridge. See CVLO.
02/07/2012 The results of the February 7, 2012 status and scheduling conference are now available. See results.
02/03/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include two recent decisions by Judge Robreno. See Opinions.
02/03/2012 The results of the February 2, 2012 Rule to Show Cause conference before Judge Robreno are now available. Results are searchable by case number. See results.
02/03/2012 The Cascino Vaughan ("CVLO") webpage has been updated to include an updated CVLO "Top Ten" scheduling order, as well as a Master List of all CVLO cases. See CVLO.
02/03/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
02/03/2012 A status and scheduling conference for cases transferred in January, 2012 will occur on February 14, 2012. See Order.
02/03/2012 The MDL-875 Calendar of hearings to take place before Judge Robreno has been updated. See Calendar.
01/27/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include recent decisions from Judge Hey, including opinions about discovery motions. See Opinions.
01/27/2012 Judge Hey has signed an order regarding bankruptcy claims in the MARDOC litigation. See MARDOC.
01/25/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include a recent opinion by Judge Strawbridge denying certain defendants' motions in limine in an E.D. Pa. case. See Opinions.
01/25/2012 The Cascino Vaughan ("CVLO") webpage has been updated to include the various CVLO scheduling orders; the medical records collection protocol; and other essential orders issued by Judge Strawbridge. See CVLO.
01/24/2012 The results of the January 24, 2012 status and scheduling conference are now available, along with a scheduling order for many of the cases subject to the conference. See results and scheduling order.
01/19/2012 Group 1 of the MARDOC groups case list has been updated to reflect that there are two (rather than one) cases with the Plaintiff's name of Robert N. Cain. The updated Excel sheet (containing all groups) is available on the MARDOC page, with the changes highlighted in yellow. See MARDOC.
01/19/2012 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of Judge Robreno's decisions spreadsheet, as well as PDFs of recent decisions. See Opinions.
01/12/2012 Judge Hey has signed an order regarding authorizations in the MARDOC litigation. See MARDOC.
01/10/2012 Results of the Jan. 10, 2012 summary judgment hearing have been posted. See Results.
01/10/2012 Plaintiffs in the MARDOC cases have served a notice of the availability of authorizations. See MARDOC.
01/05/2012 A status and scheduling conference for cases transferred in December, 2011 will occur on February 7, 2012. See Order and Exhibit A.
01/04/2012 Judge Hey has issued an Order clarifying the MARDOC scheduling orders. See MARDOC.
01/04/2012 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
12/22/2011 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of Judge Robreno's decisions spreadsheet, as well as PDFs of recent decisions. See Opinions.
12/20/2011 The results of the Dec. 20, 2011 status and scheduling conference can be found here.
12/16/2011 The list of MARDOC Groups 1-7 has been updated to correct certain incorrect case numbers (the corrections are highlighted in yellow). See updated MARDOC list.
12/16/2011 Results of the December 13, 2011 status and scheduling conference for certain MARDOC cases have been posted on the MARDOC web page. See MARDOC.
12/16/2011 ***The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has issued an Order adopting Judge Robreno's Suggestion regarding future tag-along transfers. Most asbestos cases will no longer be transferred to the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.*** See Order.
12/16/2011 The MDL-875 Calendar of hearings to take place before Judge Robreno has been updated. See Calendar.
12/16/2011 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of Judge Robreno's decisions spreadsheet, as well as PDFs of recent decisions. See Opinions.
12/16/2011 The "about" web page has been updated to reflect the most recent statistics concerning MDL-875. See About.
12/08/2011 A January 24, 2012 status and scheduling conference has been set for certain cases transferred to E.D. Pa. in November, 2011. See Order and accompanying list of cases.
12/08/2011 The Opinions page has been updated to include instructions about how to search for MDL-875 opinions on Westlaw and LexisNexis. See Opinions.
12/07/2011 Results of the Dec. 6, 2011 summary judgment hearing have been posted. See Results.
12/07/2011 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the spreadsheet of Judge Robreno's opinions, as well as the PDFs of recent opinions. See Opinions.
12/02/2011 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the spreadsheet of Judge Robreno's opinions, as well as the PDFs of recent opinions. See Opinions.
12/01/2011 The Opinions page has been updated to include the most recent version of the spreadsheet of Judge Robreno's opinions, as well as the PDFs of recent opinions. See Opinions.
12/01/2011 The Statistics page has been updated to include the most recent MDL-875 statistics. See Statistics.
11/30/2011 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Orders regarding certain Defendants' motions to dismiss, as well as an Order setting a deadline for amendments to complaints. See MARDOC.
11/29/2011 The MARDOC page has been updated to include Judge Hey's scheduling orders in the various groups of MARDOC cases, as well as certain settlement conference dates. See MARDOC.
11/23/2011 Results of the November, 2011 Summary Judgment Hearings before Judge Robreno. See Results.
11/23/2011 Presentation regarding MDL-875: Past, Present and Future. See Presentation.
11/23/2011 Tag-along cases will stop being transferred to the E.D. Pa. on January 1, 2011, except for certain enumerated jurisdictions. See Suggestion to Panel.
11/23/2011 Judge Robreno issued a Dismissal Order based on AO 12 in certain CVLO cases. See Opinions.
11/09/2011 Judge Robreno's scheduling order has been issued in cases that were subject to the Nov. 8 Status and Scheduling Conference. See Scheduling Order.
11/09/2011 Results of the Nov. 8, 2011 Status and Scheduling Conference. See Results.
11/04/2011 Two orders have been issued setting a status and scheduling conference for various cases on Dec. 20, 2011. See First Order and Second Order.
11/04/2011 An Order has been issued setting a Dec. 13 status and scheduling conference for 5,000 MARDOC cases that were recently opened in E.D. Pa. See MARDOC, or view the Order here: Dec. 13 MARDOC Stat. & Sched. Conf. Order.
11/04/2011 October, 2011 MDL-875 Statistics are now available. See Oct. 2011 MDL 875 Stats.
11/04/2011 Judge Robreno's Decisions Chart has been updated to reflect recent summary judgment rulings. See Opinions.
11/04/2011 Order setting Nov. 8 status and scheduling conference. See Nov. 8 Stat. & Sched. Order.
10/19/2011 Judge Hey has issued an Order regarding previously closed cases in MARDOC. See MARDOC.
10/18/2011 UPDATED final list of all MARDOC cases that will proceed, sortable by Plaintiff's last name and E.D. Pa. case number. See MARDOC.
10/17/2011 Notice of Judicial and Administrative Assignments made in MDL 875 as of October 17, 2011. See Notice.
10/11/2011 Results of the October 11, 2011 Status and Scheduling Conference. See 10.11.11 Status & Scheduling Conf. Results.
10/05/2011 Administrative Order 25 (MARDOC ONLY) has been added to both the MARDOC and Administrative Orders pages. See Administrative Orders or MARDOC.
10/03/2011 Judge Hey's Memorandum and Order partially granting non-party's request for fees and costs associated with the production of documents subpoenaed by Plaintiffs. See Opinions.
09/30/2011 MARDOC Administrative Orders 5 and 6 have been removed from the MARDOC website, as they were vacated by AO 24 issued by Judge Robreno. See MARDOC.
09/29/2011 Magistrate Judge Hey has issued an Order requiring all MARDOC counsel to submit a pro hac vice admission fee and ECF registration form by October 8, 2011. See MARDOC.
09/29/2011 The contacts page has been updated to reflect the appointment of Christopher Lyding, Esq. as MARDOC Case Administrator. See Contacts.
09/29/2011 The spreadsheet of Judge Robreno's MDL 875 decisions has been updated. PDFs of recent summary judgment decisions also have been added to the Opinions page. See Opinions.
09/29/2011 Results of the 9.13.11 Rule to Show Cause hearing before Judge Robreno. See 9.13 RTSC Results.
09/15/2011 Second scheduling order issued by Judge Strawbridge in CVLO cases. See Cascino Vaughan.
09/15/2011 The spreadsheet of Judge Robreno's MDL 875 decisions has been updated. See Opinions.
09/06/2011 Results of the 9.6 afternoon status and scheduling conference. Please note that fourteen PA-E cases and one NC-M case (Sutton, 11-66752) are moving forward in addition to the other cases listed for the conference. See 9.6 Status & Scheduling Results.
09/06/2011 Results of the 9.6 final pre-remand conference for two cases. See 9.6 Summary Judgment Results.
09/06/2011 These cases transferred to MDL-875 in August, 2011 are set for a status and scheduling conference on 10.11.11. See August CTOs.
09/06/2011 All R&Rs filed in August, 2011. See August R & Rs.
08/30/2011 Judge Robreno issues decision denying summary judgment based on the government contractor defense. See Opinions.
08/24/2011 Results of the 8/23/2011 morning final pre-remand conference. See 8/23 Summary Judgment Cases.
08/24/2011 Results of the 8/23/2011 afternoon status & scheduling conference. See July CTOs.
08/11/2011 Excel spreadsheet submitted by Plaintiffs' counsel of Defendants in each active MARDOC case now available. See MARDOC.
08/11/2011 Administrative Order No. 24 Vacating Certain Administrative Orders is posted. See Administrative Orders.
08/11/2011 The opinions page has been updated with various opinions available for download, and the summary judgment excel sheet has been updated with June and July opinions. See Opinions.
08/11/2011 Order setting cases transferred to MDL 875 in July for a status and scheduling conference on 8.23.11. See July CTOs.
08/11/2011 Order setting a group of previously-transferred cases that were overlooked in prior status and scheduling conferences for a status and scheduling conference on 9.6.11. See S and S for old cases.
08/11/2011 Rule to Show Cause and hearing why cases subject to final pre-remand cases from 9/2010-6/2011 that are still active on the EDPA docket should not be dismissed or remanded. Hearing is set for 9.13.11. See Rule to Show Cause.
08/11/2011 All R&Rs filed in July. See July R and Rs.
07/26/2011 Results of the 7.26 Morning Final Pre-Remand Conference/Summary Judgment Hearing. See 7.26 summary judgment hearing.
07/26/2011 Results of the 7.26 Afternoon Status Conference for June CTOs. See 7.26 Status Conference Results.
07/26/2011 Opinion regarding the application of maritime law to Naval-worker exposure cases. See Opinions.
07/26/2011 UPDATED Master List of all August summary judgment hearings. See August Hearings.
07/11/2011 A status conference for newly filed cases transferred to MDL 875 in June will be held on 7.26.11 at 2:00pm. See 7.26 status conference.
07/11/2011 List of all Report and Recommendations filed in June. See June R and Rs.
07/11/2011 Recent opinions regarding product identification under Virginia and maritime law, and the requirement that expert affidavits be sworn under Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(c)(1)(A). See Opinions.
07/11/2011 Master List of all August summary judgment hearings. See August Hearings.
06/30/2011 Results of the 6.28 afternoon status conference for old cases recently opened. See 6.28 old cases results.
06/20/2011 Results of the 6.28 afternoon status conference newly filed cases, transferred to MDL 875 in May 2011. See 6.28 new cases results.
06/20/2011 Recent opinions regarding product identification under North Dakota law, and the "excusable neglect" standard under Fed. R. Civ. P. 60 are posted. See Opinions.
06/20/2011 A status and scheduling conference is scheduled for 6.28 at 2:00pm for two groups of cases: (1) old cases opened in the EDPA in April 2011 and (2) newly filed cases transferred to the EDPA in May 2011. See 6.28 old cases, 6.28 newly filed cases.
06/20/2011 Information on all MDL 875 July summary judgment hearings before Judge Robreno. See July Hearings Master List, 7.12 All Cases Listed, 7.20 Hearing, 7.26 All Cases Listed.
06/20/2011 Updated final list of all MARDOC proceeding cases is posted, as well as information regarding the June 21, 2011 MARDOC hearing. See MARDOC.
06/20/2011 Various recent Orders issued in the Cascino Vaghan cases are posted. See Cascino Vaughan Cases.
06/03/2011 Results of the 5.31 Status Conference for newly filed cases that were transferred to MDL 875 in April 2011. See 5.31 Status Conference for April CTOs Results.
06/03/2011 Information on all Summary Judgment Hearings before Judge Robreno in June 2011. Judge Robreno will now be handling many of the summary judgment motions in cases that were referred to MDL 875 Magistrate Judges. See June Hearings Master List, Order Scheduling 6.16 Hearing, Order Scheduling 6.21 Hearing, Order Scheduling 6.23 Hearing, Order Scheduling 6.24 Hearing, Order Scheduling 6.28 Hearing Order 1, Order Scheduling 6.28 Hearing Order 2, Order Scheduling 6.30 Hearing.
06/03/2011 List of Cases set for a Status Conference on June 28 at 2:00pm. These are old cases that were just opened in MDL 875 in May 2011. See 5.31 Status Conference for Cases Opened in May.
06/03/2011 List of Report and Recommendations filed by MDL 875 Magistrate Judges in May. See May R and Rs.
06/03/2011 Final list of all MARDOC proceeding cases is posted, as well as information regarding the June 21, 2011 MARDOC meeting. See MARDOC.
06/03/2011 Various recent Orders issued in the Cascino Vaghan cases are posted. See Cascino Vaughan Cases.
06/03/2011 A searchable spreadsheet of MDL 875 summary judgment decisions is now permanently available on the Opinions page. Three recent remand decisions and one product identification (MS) decision are also posted. See Opinions.
05/24/2011 Spreadsheet of all summary judgment decisions rendered by Judge Robreno. See Summary Judgment Chart.
05/10/2011 Cases set for a final pre-remand conference on May 17, 2011. There are two cases only: Dahn, 07-69118 (NY)(No opposed motions to be heard) and Bunnell, 08-85610(MS)(One opposed motion to be heard).
05/10/2011 Cases set for a status and scheduling conference on May 31, 2011 at 2pm. An order will be posted on the dockets shortly. See Cases Transferred to MDL 875 in April 2011.
05/10/2011 Opinion regarding the two-disease rule in Mississippi, and its application when a malignant diagnosis precedes a non-malignant diagnosis. See Opinions.
05/06/2011 Results of the 5.3 afternoon status and scheduling conference. See 5.3 Results.
05/06/2011 A list of all report and recommendations filed in April 2011. See April R&Rs.
05/06/2011 New opinions are posted, covering issues such as the use of plaintiff's interrogatories to overcome summary judgment, the effect of leading questions during depositions, Rule 54(b) certifications, among others. See Opinions.
04/28/2011 Results of the 4.26 morning summary judgment hearing. See 4.26 Summary Judgment Hearing Results.
04/28/2011 Results of the 4.26 afternoon status and scheduling conference. There were three groups set for the status conference: new cases transferred to MDL 875 in March 2011, old Indiana and Illinois cases missed in prior conferences, and old TX-E cases opened in February 2011. See New Cases Transferred in March, Illinois and Indiana Cases, TX-E cases. Out of all of the cases listed (see 3.17 entry, below, for full list), only these five cases are moving forward. The rest have been dismissed to the bankruptcy-only docket.
04/14/2011 Opinion applying North Carolina premises law and a footnote Order granting in part and denying in part Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment on affirmative defenses. See Opinions.
04/14/2011 Updated list of active MARDOC cases. See MARDOC.
04/14/2011 List of all opposed motions to be heard at the 4.26 summary judgment hearing. Please inform the Court if you have any changes to this list. See 4.26 Motions List.
04/14/2011 List of cases that were transferred to MDL 875 in March that are set for a status and scheduling conference on 4.26 at 2:00pm. There are now three groups subject to a status and scheduling conference for 4.26: TX-E cases and IN-S (both lists posted below on 3.17) and all March transfers. See Cases Transferred in March.
04/05/2011 Results of the 4.5 morning summary judgment hearing. Cases Listed from Various Jurisdictions, Cases Originally Filed in the EDPA.
04/05/2011 Results of the 4.5 afternoon status and scheduling conference. See Cases Transferred to MDL 875 in February 2011, New EDPA Cases, CT Cases Missed in Previous Status and Scheduling Conferences, Various Cases Missed in Previous Status and Scheduling Conferences.
04/05/2011 List of all Reports and Recommendations Issued by Magistrate Judges in MDL 875 in March 2011. This list will be updated monthly. See March Report and Recommendations.
03/28/2011 Results of the 3.22 afternoon status and scheduling conference for Massachusetts Cases. All of the cases listed have been dismissed to the bankruptcy only docket, or settled. Bankruptcy List One, Bankruptcy List Two, Bankruptcy List Three, Bankruptcy List Four, Settled Cases.
03/28/2011 Results of the 3.22 afternoon status and scheduling conference for EDPA cases. All of the cases listed have been dismissed to the bankruptcy only docket, settled, or have been dismissed for lack of prosecution. See Bankruptcy Only List, Settled Cases List, Lack of Prosecution List.
03/25/2011 Cases set for a final pre-trial conference and summary judgment hearing on 4.5. Cases from Various Districts and Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
03/25/2011 List of Opposed Motions to be Heard on 4.5. See 4.5 Motions List.
03/25/2011 Cases set for a final pre-trial conference and summary judgment hearing on 4.26. 4.26 Summary Judgment Hearing.
03/18/2011 Opinion Regarding whether Virginia has Adopted the "Two-Disease" Rule. See Opinions.
03/17/2011 Updated List of Cases on the MARDOC Docket with Eastern District of Pennsylvania Numbers. See MARDOC.
03/17/2011 Opinion Regarding the Effect of Plaintiff's Disclaimer of Federal Officer Actions. See Opinions.
03/17/2011 Cases Subject to an Afternoon Status and Scheduling Conference on Tuesday, April 5th. There are three groups: (1) new cases transferred to MDL 875 in February; (2) new cases originally filed in the EDPA; (3) CT cases that were overlooked in prior status and scheduling conferences. Cases Transferred in February, New Cases Filed in the EDPA, CT cases.
03/17/2011 Cases Subject to an Afternoon Status and Scheduling Conference on Tuesday, April 26th. Administratively Closed Cases from TX-E that are being Re-opened and Cases from IN-S that were missed in previous status and scheduling conferences (Order will be posted on the docket shortly).
03/11/2011 Updated List of all cases to be heard on 3.22 in the morning summary judgment hearing. 3.22 Updated List.
03/11/2011 FAQ Sheet for Newly Transferred Cases to MDL 875. FAQ Sheet for New Cases.
03/11/2011 Results of the 3.8 summary judgment hearing. 3.8 Results.
03/08/2011 MA cases set for afternoon Status and Scheduling Conference on 3.22 along with the EDPA cases previously scheduled. See 3.22 Status and Scheduling Conference MA cases.
03/08/2011 Select decisions from the February 25th, 2011 hearing are posted. See Opinions.
03/08/2011 List of Opposed Motions to be Heard on 3.22. See 3.22 Motions List.
02/25/2011 Two opinions in cases transferred from Illinois regarding the statute of limitations period in FELA claims and the effect of general language in a release agreement are posted. See Opinions.
02/25/2011 Cases set for morning Summary Judgment Hearing on 3.22.2011. An Order scheduling the hearing will be on the dockets shortly. See Cases set for summary judgment hearing and Additional cases set for argument on the government contractor defense, inter alia, on 3.22.
02/25/2011 EDPA cases set for afternoon Status and Scheduling Conference on 3.22. See 3.22 Status and Scheduling Conference.
02/25/2011 Oral Argument on Motions based on Pre-emption as Decided by the Third Circuit in Kurns v. Chesterton will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2011. See 3.23 Hearing.
02/23/2011 Results of the morning summary judgment hearing and afternoon status and scheduling conference on 2.22. See Results of the morning summary judgment hearing and Results of the afternoon status and scheduling conference.
02/23/2011 Cases set for Hearing on 3.8.2011. See Cases set for summary judgment hearing and Motions to Dismiss in a VA-W Case.
02/23/2011 List of Motions to be Heard on 3.8.2011. See 3.8 Motions List.
02/15/2011 List of Motions to be Heard on 2.22. See 2.22 Motions List.
02/11/2011 Cases Transferred to MDL 875 in December 2010 and January 2011 Listed for a Status and Scheduling Conference on 2.22. See 2.22 Status and Scheduling Conference.
02/11/2011 Status of All Cases Listed for the 2.8 Summary Judgment Hearing. See 2.8 Results.
02/11/2011 Administrative Order No. 23 Regarding Pro Hac Vice Admissions for Purposes of MDL 875. This Administrative Order does not change the procedure but clarifies the procedure that has been in place. See Administrative Order 23.
02/04/2011 Cases Listed for Summary Judgment hearing on 2.22.11. See 2.22 Case List and One additional case (DeLatte - FL).
02/01/2011 List of Motions to be Heard on 2.8. See 2.8 Motions List.
02/01/2011 The MARDOC meeting previously scheduled to be held in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011, has been CANCELED due to inclement weather forecasts.
01/26/2011 Results of the 1.25 Final Pre-Remand Morning Conference. See Results and Order Transferring a large number of South Carolina cases to the "bankrupty only" docket South Carolina Order.
01/26/2011 Results of the 1.25 Status and Scheduling Afternoon Conference. See Results (List 1) and Results (List 2).
01/18/2011 UPDATED information on cases listed for a Summary Judgment Hearing on 1.25. Opposed Motions for Summary Judgment in Blanks, 07-60925 and Small, 07-6114 have been added to the list. See List of all Cases before Judge Robreno and Cases previously referred to Judge Angell that will be handled by Judge Robreno on 1.25 and List of all opposed motions to be heard on 1.25.
01/18/2011 Jurisdictional Breakdown of all Cases that have been Remanded for Trial from 9.22.10 - 1.11.11. See Summary Judgment Procedures.
01/18/2011 Results of the 1.11.11 Status and Scheduling Conference for newly transferred cases. See Results of 1.11 Status and Scheduling Conference.
01/18/2011 Results of the 12.14 Summary Judgment Hearing and the 1.11 Summary Judgment Hearing. See 12.14 Hearing Results and 1.11 Hearing Results.
01/18/2011 Cases Listed for Summary Judgment Hearing on 2.8. See 2.8 Hearing List.
01/18/2011 Please note that under the Local Rules of Civil Procedure, there is a right to file a reply to a Summary Judgment Response. The presumptive deadline is fourteen days (14) after the response is filed, unless the Court orders a different deadline. See Local R. Civ. P. 7.1(c); see also Fed. R. Civ. P. 56(c)(1)(C).
01/11/2011 The Status and Scheduling Conference set for today at 2:00 p.m. will be moving forward, but appearance is automatically excused due to weather. If you represent Plaintiff and have not yet informed the Court of the status of the case, please do so today by e-mailing emily_k_breslin@paed.uscourts.gov. The status of the cases will be posted on the website this afternoon. Again, appearance of counsel is not required, but should any counsel attend, the cases will be called and a status update will be given.
01/04/2011 Status and Scheduling Conferences have resumed. They will take place twice a month, on the afternoons of the MDL 875 hearings already scheduled. See 1.11 Status and Scheduling Conference for Newly Transferred Cases and 1.25 Status and Scheduling Conference for Old Filings and 1.25 Status and Scheduling Conference for Old Filings List 2.
01/03/2011 Updated List of All Opposed Motions to be Heard on 1.11. See Motions List.
12/23/2010 There is now a comprehensive list of all cases in MDL 875 with summary judgment hearing dates. See Summary Judgment Procedures.
12/23/2010 Results of 11.17 hearing updated. The Kentucky cases listed are either transferred to the bankruptcy only docket, or in the settlement process. See 11.17 Cases.
12/15/2010 Cases set for hearing on 1.11.2011. See Order setting hearing and List in spreadsheet format.
12/10/2010 Five E.D. PA Cases set for Status conference on 1.19.2011. See January Status Conference.
12/10/2010 Judge Robreno has issued Administrative Order No. 22, allowing parties to consent to trial in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania rather than be remanded. See Administrative Orders.
11/22/2010 Cases Set for Hearing on 12.14. See 12.14 Hearing.
11/22/2010 Results of the 11.17 Hearing. See 11.17 Results.
11/22/2010 Cases Set for Hearing on 12.7. See 12.7 Hearing.
11/22/2010 List of Defendants in Cases wherein Plaintiff is Represented by Paul Weycamp. See Paul Weycamp Defendant List.
11/22/2010 List of Approximately 6,000 cases to be dismissed from the MARDOC litigation. See MARDOC.
11/22/2010 Opinions regarding premises liability under Pennsylvania and Washington law. See Opinions.
11/08/2010 Updated List of Cases Set for Hearing on 11.17. See 11.17 Hearing List.
11/08/2010 Results of Hearing on 11.2. See 11.2 Results.
11/08/2010 Results of Hearing on 10.21. See 10.21 Results.
11/08/2010 Summary Judgment Opinions in Cases Transferred from the District of Delaware and Judge Robreno's Order Denying Defendant's Motion in Limine under Daubert. See Opinions.
10/29/2010 Order Regarding Severed and Amended Complaints in Certain Weitz & Luxenberg Cases. See Weitz & Luxenberg Cases.
10/29/2010 Order Scheduling Cases for 11.2 Hearing. See 11.2 Hearing.
10/29/2010 Results of the Summary Judgment and Final Pre-Remand Hearing on October 5, 2010. See Cases Dismissed to Bankruptcy Only Docket and Cases Dismissed for Lack of Prosecution and Cases to be Remanded.
10/20/2010 Judge Robreno Memorandum Opinion Overruling Objections in a Florida Case. See Opinions.
10/20/2010 Magistrate Judge Rueter Memorandum Opinion Denying Defendant's Motion to Compel Settlement Agreements. See Opinions.
10/12/2010 See Cases Referred to Judge Reed.
10/01/2010 Judge Robreno has issued a decision regarding federal officer removal. See Opinions.
10/01/2010 The Court has been provided with a list of the plaintiffs that will be moving forward in the MARDOC litigation (3,384) as well as a list of only (7) seven manufacturing defendants that will be pursued in these cases. See MARDOC Case Information.
10/01/2010 Cases listed for final pre-remand conference and summary judgment hearing on October 21, 2010. See 10.21 hearing.
09/17/2010 Parties have adopted standard discovery requests in Mississippi cases. See cases referred to Judge Hey.
09/09/2010 List of remaining defendants in cases in which plaintiff's counsel is Cascino Vaughan. See Cascino Vaughan Defendant list.
09/01/2010 Case remanded to the District of Maine. See Boston suggestion of remand.
09/01/2010 Cases remanded to the District of Rhode Island. See Phillips suggestion of remand and Henderson suggestion of remand.
09/01/2010 Cases remanded to the Southern District of New York. See Curry suggestion of remand and Gitto suggestion of remand.
09/01/2010 List of remaining defendants in E.D. Va cases in which plaintiffs' counsel is Paul Weykamp. See list of Paul Weykamp cases.
08/30/2010 Cases listed for final pre-remand conference and summary judgment hearing on September 22, 2010. See 9/22 hearing list 1 and 9/22 hearing list 2.
08/30/2010 MDL 875 Casewide Statistical Breakdown as of July 31, 2010. See Statistical Breakdown as of 6/31/2010.
08/30/2010 Dispositions of Cascino Vaughan cases listed for hearing on August 17, 2010. The attached document is plaintiffs' response to the Court's rule to show cause. See letter and attached exhibit received from Cascino Vaughan.
07/26/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. See cases from various Districts that will be receiving scheduling orders or will be referred to Magistrate Judges. All other cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for an order specific to an individual case.
07/26/2010 Cases in which Cascino Vaughan Law Offices are plaintiffs' counsel. These are listed for a rule to show cause hearing on August 17, 2010. Cascino Vaughan cases set for status conference on August 17, 2010.
07/08/2010 See UPDATED MDL 875 casewide statistical breakdown through June 30, 2010. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
07/08/2010 Cases from various Districts listed for hearing on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. These cases were all transferred as new CTOs filed in 2010. See cases from various Districts that are set for status conference.
07/08/2010 Cases from various Districts listed for hearing on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. These cases were listed as closed by the Panel, but upon review, were not closed on the merits. See cases from various Districts that are set for status conference.
07/08/2010 Cases from the Eastern District of Texas listed for hearing on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. See Baron and Budd cases from the Eastern District of Texas that are set for status conference.
07/08/2010 Cases from the Southern District of Mississippi listed for hearing on Wednesday, July 21, 2010. See Baron and Budd cases from the Southern District of Mississippi that are set for status conference.
07/01/2010 Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases scheduled for a final pretrial conference on Tuesday, July 20, 2010. Please see Eastern District of Pennsylania cases which will be placed in the E.D. Pa. federal asbestos trial pool on August 1, 2010. All previously scheduled status conferences in these cases are RESCHEDULED for July 20, 2010.
07/01/2010 Glasser and Glasser open cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, June 29 and Wednesday, June 30, 2010. See cases originally filed in the Eastern District of Virginia.
07/01/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. See cases originally filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that have received scheduling orders on June 16, 2010. All other Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for an order specific to an individual case.
07/01/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 and Wednesday, June 16, 2010. See cases from the Southern District of Mississippi that will be receiving scheduling orders on July 1, 2010. All other Southern District of Mississippi cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for an order specific to an individual case.
06/08/2010 See Opinions page for updates. Please refer to the Opinions tab above.
06/08/2010 Cases from the Eastern District of Virginia listed for hearing on Tuesday, June 29, 2010 and Wednesday June 30, 2010. See cases from the Eastern District of Virginia that are set for status conference. The first half of the list will be addressed on Tuesday, June 29 and the second half on Wednesday, June 30, 2010.
06/08/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 and Wednesday June 2, 2010. See cases from the Eastern District of New York that will be receiving scheduling orders on June 15, 2010. All other Eastern District of New York cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for an order specific to an individual case.
06/08/2010 Cases originally filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania set for hearing on Wednesday, June 16, 2010. See cases from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania set for scheduling conference on Wednesday, June 16, 2010.
06/01/2010 Remaining defendants in the Weitz and Luxenberg cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 and Wednesday June 2, 2010. See cases from the Eastern District of New York (plaintiffs' counsel: Weitz and Luxenberg) that will be receiving scheduling orders on June 15, 2010. See each docket for the scheduling order specific to an individual case.
06/01/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 and Wednesday May 26, 2010. See cases from the Southern District of New York that will be receiving scheduling orders on June 8, 2010. All other Southern District of New York cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
05/14/2010 See UPDATED MDL 875 casewide statistical breakdown through April 30, 2010. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
05/14/2010 Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases scheduled for a final pretrial conference on Tuesday, June 22, 2010. Please see Eastern District of Pennsylania cases which will be placed in the E.D. Pa. federal asbestos trial pool on July 1, 2010. All previously scheduled status conferences in these cases are RESCHEDULED for June 22, 2010.
05/14/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 and Wednesday May 12, 2010. See cases from the Eastern District of Texas that will be receiving scheduling orders on May 25, 2010. All other Eastern District of Texas cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
05/14/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, April 27, 2010. See cases from the Eastern District of North Carolina, Western District of North Carolina, Middle District of North Carolina, and the District of South Carolina which will be receiving scheduling orders on May 13, 2010, EXCEPT the cases that have been referred to either Magistrate Judge Angell or Magistrate Judge Hey. Judges Angell and Hey will handle the scheduling of cases referred to them. All other South Carolina and North Carolina cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
05/14/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, April 28, 2010. See cases from the Northern District of Ohio, Southern District of Ohio, Eastern District of Michigan, and the Western District of Michigan which will be receiving scheduling orders on May 13, 2010. All other Michigan and Ohio cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
05/14/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 and Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Please see cases scheduled from the Southern District of Mississippi. The first half of the cases will be dealt with on Tuesday, June 15, 2010 and the second half on Wednesday, June 16, 2010.
05/14/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 and Wednesday, May 26, 2010. Please see cases scheduled from the Southern District of New York. The first half of the cases will be dealt with on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 and the second half on Wednesday, May 26, 2010.
05/14/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Tuesday, June 1, 2010 and Wednesday, June 2, 2010. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of New York. The first half of the cases will be dealt with on Tuesday, June 1 and the second half on Wednesday, June 2, 2010.
04/20/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, April 14, 2010. See cases from the Northern District of Indiana, Southern District of Indiana and the District of Maine which will be receiving scheduling orders on April 14, 2010, EXCEPT the cases in which plaintiffs' counsel is Cascino Vaughan law offices, which are being mediated by Judge Lowell A. Reed. Judge Reed will handle the scheduling of these cases. All other Indiana and Maine cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
04/20/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, April 13, 2010. See cases from the Northern District of Illinois, Southern District of Illinois, Central District of Illinois, Western District of Wisconsin and the Eastern District of Wisconsin which will be receiving scheduling orders on April 14, 2010, EXCEPT the cases in which plaintiffs' counsel is Cascino Vaughan law offices, which are being mediated by Judge Lowell A. Reed. Judge Reed will handle the scheduling of these cases. All other Indiana and Maine cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
04/20/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 and Wednesday, May 12, 2010. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Texas. The first half of the cases will be dealt with on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 and the second half on Wednesday, May 12, 2010.
04/08/2010 See UPDATED MDL 875 casewide statistical breakdown through March 31, 2010. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
04/08/2010 See Opinions page for order granting summary judgment in an Eastern District of Virginia case, Anderson v. Alfa Laval.
04/08/2010 See Opinions page for memorandum and order granting defendants motion to dismiss under New Jersey workers' compensation law.
04/08/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the District of Maine.
04/08/2010 Cases scheduled for rule to show cause conference for failure to file severed and amended complaints on Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled for failing to file severed and amended complaints within sixty (60) days of the cases having been severed.
04/05/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, April 28, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of Ohio, cases scheduled from the Southern District of Ohio, cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Michigan and cases scheduled from the Western District of Michigan.
04/05/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from all Districts in North Carolina and the District of South Carolina. See the tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet for cases listed from each of the jurisdictions.
04/05/2010 Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases scheduled for a final pretrial conference on Thursday, May 20, 2010. Please see Eastern District of Pennsylania case which will be placed in the E.D. Pa. federal asbestos trial pool on June 1, 2010. All previously scheduled status conferences in these cases are RESCHEDULED for May 20, 2010.
04/05/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, March 31, 2010. See cases from the District of Alaska and the District of Arizona which will be receiving scheduling orders on April 14, 2010. All other Arizona and Alaska cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
04/05/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. See cases from the Middle District of Lousisiana, the Eastern District of Lousiana, the Western District of Louisiana, the District of the Northern Mariana Islands and the District of Hawaii which will be receiving scheduling orders on April 13, 2010. All other cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
03/24/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, March 17, 2010. See cases from the Northern District of Texas which will be receiving scheduling orders on March 31, 2010. All other Northern District of Texas cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
03/24/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, March 16, 2010. See cases from the Northern District of Mississippi, the Western District of Texas and the Southern District of Texas which will be receiving scheduling orders on March 31, 2010. All other cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
03/24/2010 Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases scheduled for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, April 20, 2010. Please see Eastern District of Pennsylania case which will be placed in the E.D. Pa. federal asbestos trial pool on May 1, 2010.
03/24/2010 Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases which had a pretrial conference on Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Please see the first of these cases will begin trial on April 19, 2010.
03/24/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, April 13 and Wednesday, April 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from all Districts in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin . See the tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet for cases listed from each of the jurisdictions. Wisconsin and Illinois will be heard on Tuesday, Indiana will be heard on Wednesday.
03/24/2010 Cases scheduled for rule to show cause conference on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled for failing to file severed and amended complaints within sixty (60) days of the cases having been severed.
03/08/2010 Judge Robreno's opinion on a Rule 4(m) and 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss from the Southern District of Florida. Please see opinion issued on February 12, 2010.
03/08/2010 Judge Robreno's opinion on a motion to remand for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in a group of cases from North Dakota. Please see opinion issued on February 12, 2010.
03/04/2010 Cases from Florida scheduled for hearing on motions for summary judgment and remand on March 24, 2010. Hearings on the contested motions for summary judgment will occur before a panel of Magistrate Judges. Please see order scheduling cases from the Southern District of Florida.
03/04/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the District of Arizona, cases scheduled from the District of Alaska.
03/04/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Louisiana, cases scheduled from the Middle District of Louisiana, cases scheduled from the Western District of Louisiana, cases scheduled from the Northern Mariana Islands and cases scheduled from the District of Hawaii.
03/04/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, March 3, 2010. See cases from Alabama which will be receiving scheduling orders on March 17, 2010. All other Alabama cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
03/04/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. See cases from Florida and Georgia which will be receiving scheduling orders on March 16, 2010. All other Florida & Georgia cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
03/04/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, Febraury 23, 2010. See case from NY-N which will be receiving scheduling orders on March 10, 2010. All other NY-N and NY-W cases listed for this date were dismissed. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
03/04/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of Texas.
03/04/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the Southern District of Texas, cases scheduled from the Western District of Texas and cases scheduled from the Northern District of Mississippi.
03/04/2010 Cases scheduled for rule to show cause conference on Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from New York for failing to file severed and amended complaints within sixty (60) days of the cases having been severed.
02/08/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of Alabama, cases scheduled from the Middle District of Alabama and cases scheduled from the Southern District of Alabama.
02/08/2010 Cases scheduled for status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of Florida, cases scheduled from the Middle District of Florida, cases scheduled from the Southern District of Florida, cases scheduled from the Northern District of Georgia, cases scheduled from the Middle District of Georgia and cases scheduled from the Southern District of Georgia.
02/08/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, February 3, 2010. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on February 23rd, 2010. See also cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
02/08/2010 Cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, February 3, 2010 in which scheduling orders had already been entered. These cases will proceed along the case management schedule already agreed upon by the parties.
02/08/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on February 23rd, 2010. These are the listed cases from plaintiff's counsel other than Peter Angelos. Please see District of Maryland cases - plaintiffs' counsel is Peter Angelos Law Office. The first 46 pages refer to cases listed for February 2, 2010. All other cases were dismissed.
02/08/2010 See E.D. Pa. cases which were not listed for status and scheduling conference but which are still active. The attached list includes case number, plaintiff's name, active defendants and plaintiff's counsel. The linked scheduling order includes the case management deadlines entered in each case.
02/02/2010 District of Maryland - plaintiffs represented by Peter Angelos Law Offices. This document contains each open case with a list of defendants pending in each case. The first 46 pages refer to cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. The remaining pages are cases listed for Wednesday, February 3, 2010. Please see District of Maryland cases - plaintiffs' counsel is Peter Angelos Law Office.
01/21/2010 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, February 23, 2010. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of New York.
01/21/2010 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, February 23, 2010. Please see cases scheduled from the Western District of New York.
01/21/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, January 20, 2010. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on February 3rd, 2010. See also cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
01/07/2010 Cases to be dismissed from the first two groups of MARDOC cases. See cases which will be dismissed and sent to the bankruptcy only docket and cases that were dismissed for lack of prosecution from the first groups of MARDOC cases.
01/07/2010 Cases from the first two groups of MARDOC cases. See cases which are active and will be going forward from Group 1, with a list of active defendants in each case and cases which are active and will be going forward from Group 2, with a list of active defendants for each case.
01/07/2010 Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases scheduled for a pretrial conference on Wednesday, February 24, 2010. Please see Eastern District of Pennsylania case which will be placed in the E.D. Pa. federal asbestos trial pool on March 1, 2010.
01/07/2010 See UPDATED MDL 875 Casewide Statistical Breakdown Through December 31, 2009. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
01/07/2010 E.D. Pa. cases assigned scheduling orders on January 6, 2010 as a result of plaintiff's counsel's correspondence with the Court. See E.D. Pa. cases which received scheduling orders on January 6, 2010.
01/07/2010 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, January 5, 2010. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on January 20, 2010. All other cases listed for January 5, 2010 were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
01/07/2010 Cases from Puerto Rico RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. for a status and scheduling conference. Please see cases scheduled from the District of Puerto Rico.
01/07/2010 Cases RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. for a hearing on a rule to show cause for failure to file amended complaints. Please see cases listed for failure to file amended complaints.
01/07/2010 Cases originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 19, 2010 but have been RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, January 20, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Tennessee, cases scheduled from the Western District of Tennessee, cases scheduled from the Middle District of Tennessee, cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Kentucky and cases scheduled from the Western District of Kentucky.
12/23/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, December 9, 2009. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on January 5, 2010 OR will be referred to a Magistrate Judge for settlement. See remaining defendants in cases where plaintiff's counsel is Brayton & Purcell. See also cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
12/23/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on January 5, 2010. See also cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
12/23/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, February 3, 2010. Please see second set of cases scheduled from the District of Maryland.
12/23/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, February 2, 2010. Please see first set of cases scheduled from the District of Maryland.
12/21/2009 Judge Robreno's order on a motion for summary judgment by Atlas Turner in a case originally filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania [Phillips 00-6359] set for the January Trial Pool. Please see order issued on December 21, 2009.
12/14/2009 See UPDATED MDL 875 Casewide Statistical Breakdown Through October 31, 2009. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
12/14/2009 Eastern District of Pennsylvania Case scheduled for a pretrial conference on Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Please see Eastern District of Pennsylania case which will be placed in the E.D. Pa. federal asbestos trial pool on February 1, 2010.
12/14/2009 Judge Robreno's opinion on a motion to remand for lack of subject matter jurisdiction in a group of cases from the Southern District of Mississippi (Oil Rig cases). Please see opinion issued on December 10, 2009.
12/14/2009 Judge Robreno's opinion on a motion for summary judgment by NSI in a case from the Western District of Virginia. Please see opinion issued on December 3, 2009.
12/14/2009 Judge Robreno's order on a motion for summary judgment by General Electric in a case originally filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Please see order issued on November 19, 2009.
12/14/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Tennessee, cases scheduled from the Western District of Tennessee, cases scheduled from the Middle District of Tennessee, cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Kentucky and cases scheduled from the Western District of Kentucky.
11/23/2009 New Mexico cases RESCHEDULED for a status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, December 9, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the District of New Mexico.
11/23/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, January 5, 2010. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of West Virginia, cases scheduled from the Southern District of West Virginia, cases scheduled from the Western District of Virginia, cases scheduled from the District of Puerto Rico and cases scheduled from the District of Washington, D.C.
11/23/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, November 17, 2009. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on December 8, 2009. See also cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
11/23/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, November 18, 2009. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on December 9, 2009. See also cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
11/10/2009 Information regarding Motley Rice cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. See list of remaining viable defendants for Motley Rice Missouri cases.
11/10/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on November 17, 2009. See also cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
11/10/2009 See cases listed for November 4, 2009 which received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, November 4, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
11/10/2009 See cases listed for October 21, 2009 which received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, November 4, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
11/10/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, November 4, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
11/10/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, December 9, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Central District of California, cases scheduled from the Eastern District of California, cases scheduled from the Northern District of California, cases scheduled from the Southern District of California and cases scheduled from the District of Nevada.
11/10/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Washington, cases scheduled from the Western District of Washington, cases scheduled from the District of Idaho, cases scheduled from the District of Montana and cases scheduled from the District of Oregon.
10/28/2009 Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases scheduled for a pretrial conference on Wednesday, December 16, 2009. Please see Eastern District of Pennsylania cases which will be placed in the E.D. Pa. federal asbestos trial pool on January 1, 2010.
10/28/2009 Eastern District of Pennsylvania cases scheduled for a pretrial conference on Wednesday, November 18, 2009. Please see Eastern District of Pennsylania cases which will be placed in the E.D. Pa. federal asbestos trial pool on December 1, 2009.
10/28/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Wednesday, November 18, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of Oklahoma, cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Oklahoma, cases scheduled from the Western District of Oklahoma, cases scheduled from the District of Wyoming, cases scheduled from the District of Utah and cases scheduled from the District of New Mexico.
10/28/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, November 17, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the District of Colorado and cases scheduled from the District of Kansas.
10/28/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, October 21, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
10/28/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, November 4, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
10/28/2009 See cases which received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, October 21, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
10/28/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, October 20, 2009. See cases which will receive scheduling orders on November 3, 2009. See also cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, voluntarily dismissed by plaintiff's counsel, or dismissed for lack of prosecution. See each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
10/15/2009 See UPDATED MDL 875 Casewide Statistical Breakdown Through September 30, 2009. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
10/15/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Arkansas, cases scheduled from the Western District of Arkansas, cases scheduled from the Northern District of Iowa, cases scheduled from the Southern District of Iowa, cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Missouri, cases scheduled from the Western District of Missouri, cases scheduled from the District of Minnesota, cases scheduled from the District of North Dakota , cases scheduled from the District of South Dakota and cases scheduled from the District of Nebraska.
10/08/2009 See UPDATED MDL 875 Casewide Statistical Breakdown Through August 31, 2009. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
10/08/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, October 6, 2009. See cases which will receive scheduling orders. All other cases listed for hearing on this date were dismissed. See original listing below and each docket for any order specific to an individual case.
10/08/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, October 20, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the District of Delaware, cases scheduled from the District of New Jersey, cases scheduled from the District of the Virgin Islands, cases scheduled from the Western District of Pennsylvania and cases scheduled from the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
10/08/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, October 20, 2009. These cases are scheduled for failing to file severed and amended complaints and pay the appropriate filing fee (if necessary). Please see cases scheduled for failure to file amended complaints.
10/08/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, October 21, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
10/08/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, October 7, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
10/08/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
09/28/2009 See MDL 875 Casewide Statistical Breakdown Through August 31, 2009. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
09/28/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, September 23, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
09/28/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, September 23, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
09/28/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, October 7, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
09/21/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, October 7, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
09/21/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, October 21, 2009. This is the second-to-last set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
09/21/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, November 4, 2009. This is the final set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
09/21/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, September 23, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
09/21/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, September 9, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
09/21/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, September 9, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
09/09/2009 See Judge Hey's schedule for settlement conferences in Wallace and Graham cases.
09/04/2009 See revised Administrative Order No. 12 (September 3, 2009).
08/26/2009 See MDL 875 Casewide Statistical Breakdown. This is the best available statistical overview of the progress made in administering MDL 875 as well as the number of remaining cases in the MDL.
08/26/2009 See Opinions page for memorandum and opinion denying summary judgment in a premises liability case originating in the Northern District of Georgia.
08/26/2009 Cases scheduled for a status and scheduling conference on Tuesday, October 6, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from All New England Districts. These are all remaining open cases from the Districts of Rhode Island, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
08/26/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Western District of Tennessee, cases scheduled from the Western District of Oklahoma and cases scheduled from the District of South Carolina.
08/26/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. Please see Southern District of Texas cases that received 26(f) orders and will be proceeding to discovery, Northern District of Texas cases that received 26(f) orders and will be proceeding to discovery and Eastern District of Texas cases that received 26(f) orders and will be proceeding to discovery. All other cases listed for conference on this date were dismissed.
08/26/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, August 26, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
08/26/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, September 9, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
08/26/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, September 23, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
08/17/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, September 9, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
08/17/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
08/17/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, August 25, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of West Virginia, cases scheduled from the Southern District of West Virginia, cases scheduled from the District of the Virgin Islands, cases scheduled from the District of Puerto Rico, cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Virginia and cases scheduled from the Western District of Virginia.
08/17/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, August 12, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
07/31/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, July 28, 2009. Please see cases to be dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket, cases which will be dismissed for lack of prosecution and cases to proceed to a Rule 26(f) conference.
07/31/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
07/31/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, August 11, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
07/31/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, July 29, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
07/27/2009 See Administrative Order No. 19.
07/24/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, August 11, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Texas, cases scheduled from the Western District of Texas, cases scheduled from the Southern District of Texas and cases scheduled from the Northern District of Texas.
07/24/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, August 26, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
07/24/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, July 14, 2009. All Missouri cases listed were dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution. The cases from both districts of Mississippi are being sorted still and resuilts of those cases will be posted shortly.
07/24/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, July 15, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
07/24/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, July 29, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
07/24/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, July 15, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
07/09/2009 The following W.D. Pa cases were dismissed without prejudice at the June 30, 2009 rule to show cause hearing: Donald McDonough, 2:07-cv-69190 and Joseph T. Blaszkowski, 07-cv-69193. Plaintiffs in Headley, 2:07-cv-69186 and Reynolds, 2:07-cv-69187 have been given ninety (90) days to find substitute counsel.
07/09/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, July 28, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Western District of New York, cases scheduled from the Eastern District of New York, cases scheduled from the Northern District of New York and cases scheduled from the Southern District of New York.
07/09/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, August 12, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
07/09/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, June 30, 2009. See cases to proceed to a Rule 26(f) conference. All other cases listed for this date will be dismissed, either without prejudice for lack of prosecution or to the bankruptcy only docket.
07/09/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, July 1, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
07/09/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, July 15, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
07/09/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, July 1, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
07/09/2009 See 26(f) order signed by Judge Robreno on May 19, 2009 in the case of Juliana Penny v. Conrail, Western District of Kentucky civil action no. 3:90-cv-728.
06/26/2009 See Opinions page for footnote order granting remand motion to Illinois State Court.
06/26/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, July 14, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Missouri, cases scheduled from the Western District of Missouri, cases scheduled from the Southern District of Mississippi and cases scheduled from the Northern District of Mississippi.
06/26/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, July 29, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
06/26/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, June 16, 2009. Please see cases to be dismissed and cases to proceed to a Rule 26(f) conference.
06/26/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, June 17, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
06/26/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, July 1, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
06/26/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, June 17, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
06/16/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, June 30, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from the Northern District of Ohio (list 1), cases scheduled from the Northern District of Ohio (list 2), cases scheduled from the Southern District of Ohio, cases scheduled from the Western District of Michigan and cases scheduled from the Eastern District of Michigan.
06/12/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, July 15, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
06/12/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, June 2, 2009. Please see cases to be dismissed all other cases listed for this hearing received orders directing them to hold a 26(f) conference within sixty (60) days.
06/12/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
06/12/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, June 17, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
06/12/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, June 3, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
05/28/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, July 1, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
05/28/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, June 17, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
05/28/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, June 16, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from Rhode Island, cases scheduled from Pennsylvania Western, cases scheduled from New Jersey, cases scheduled from Maine, cases scheduled from Massachusetts and cases scheduled from New Hampshire.
05/28/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, June 2, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from North Carolina Middle, cases scheduled from North Carolina Eastern, cases scheduled from North Carolina Western, cases scheduled from Northern Mariana Islands, cases scheduled from Guam, cases scheduled from Hawaii.
05/28/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2009. Please see cases to be dismissed and cases to proceed to a Rule 26(f) conference.
05/28/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, May 20, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket.
05/28/2009 See cases which will receive scheduling orders at the Wednesday, June 3, 2009 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
05/28/2009 See cases that received scheduling orders at the Wednesday, May 20, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
05/14/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from Louisiana, Nebraska, Kentucky, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and Kansas.
05/07/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on May 5, 2009. Please see cases to be dismissed and cases to proceed to a Rule 26(f) conference.
05/07/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on Wednesday, May 6, 2009. See cases which were dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket. See also cases which were dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution.
05/07/2009 See cases which will recieve scheduling orders at the Wednesday, May 20 hearing. The linked document includes the plaintiff, civil action number, plaintiff's attorney and pending defendants in each case.
05/07/2009 See cases that recieved scheduling orders at the Wednesday, May 6, 2009 hearing. The linked document is an updated list of pending defendants in each case. The actual scheduling order in each case can be accessed on each individual docket via PACER.
05/01/2009 See suggestion of bankruptcy for Chrysler, LLC. Chrysler filed the linked suggestion of bankruptcy on the MDL 875 general docket on May 1, 2009.
05/01/2009 See Administrative Order No. 18.
05/01/2009 See memorandum denying certain plaintiff's motion to alter or amend Administrative Orders 3, 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16. For Exhibit A to the memorandum, please see case management flow chart.
04/28/2009 See Information for Cases Originally Filed in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, specifically cases scheduled for status and scheduling conferences on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. This is the next set of E.D. Pa. cases set for status conference.
04/28/2009 Cases scheduled for a rule to show cause hearing on Tuesday, May 5, 2009. Please see cases scheduled from Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana and Iowa.
04/23/2009 The Monday, May 4, 2009 and Monday, May 18, 2009 hearings for cases originally filed in the E.D. Pa. will now be RESCHEDULED for Wednesday, May 6, 2009 and Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at 9 a.m. Orders have been issued. Any blank spaces on the list attached to these orders indicates cases that have been dismissed by plaintiffs' counsel.
04/23/2009 Cases to proceed to a scheduling conference on Wednesday, May 6, 2009. Included in the linked file is a list of pending defendants in each case, as provided to the court by Plaintff's counsel. Please see cases to receive scheduling orders on Wednesday, May 6, 2009.
04/23/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on April 22, 2009. Please see cases to be dismissed without prejudice for lack of prosecution and cases to be dismissed and moved to the bankruptcy only docket (REVISED from original posting).
04/23/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on April 21, 2009. Please see cases to be dismissed and cases to proceed to a Rule 26(f) conference.
04/08/2009 Dispositions of cases listed for hearing on April 7, 2009. Please see cases to be dismissed and cases to proceed to a Rule 26(f) conference.
04/02/2009 See Opinions page.
03/11/2009 Order issued amending the rule to show cause hearing schedule in Administrative Order 17. See Order Amending AO 17 Schedule and Administrative Order No. 17, Schedule "A".


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