United States District Court - Southern District of West Virginia
MDL 2440 Cook Medical, Inc.,
Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin
United States District Court
Southern District of West Virginia

MDL No. 2440 | In Re Cook Medical, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation

 

Current Developments

Updated 05/05/2016

The court entered PTO #77 (Order Granting Motion re: Interim Reimbursement of Costs)

Updated 04/11/2016

The court entered PTO #76 (Eighth Amended Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases (Cook Wave 1))

Updated 04/07/2016

The court entered PTO #75 (Order CANCELLING Status Conference on April 7, 2016)

Updated 04/04/2016

The court entered PTO #74 (ORDER REGARDING INTERIM REIMBURSEMENT OF COSTS)

Updated 02/04/2016

The court entered PTO #73 (Order Scheduling Status Conference and Meetings in MDLs on April 6-7, 2016)

Updated 02/02/2016

The court entered PTO #72 (Seventh Amended Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases (Cook Wave 1))

Updated 1/15/2016

The court entered PTO #71 (ORDER ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR APPLICATIONS TO MDL 2440 FUND TO COMPENSATE AND REIMBURSE ATTORNEYS FOR SERVICES PERFORMED AND EXPENSES INCURRED FOR MDL ADMINISTRATION AND COMMON BENEFIT AND APPOINTMENT OF COMMON BENEFIT FEE AND COST COMMITTEE)

Updated 12/17/2015

The court entered PTO #70 (Revised Authorizations attached to Plaintiff Profile Form and Plaintiff Fact Sheet)

Updated 12/01/2015

The court entered PTO #69 (Sixth Amended Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases (Cook Wave 1))

Updated 10/29/2015

The court entered PTO #68 (ORDER ESTABLISHING REPORTING ON PAYMENT TO THE MDL 2440 FUND)

Updated 10/23/2015

The court entered PTO #67 (Fifth Amended Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases (Cook Wave 1))

Updated 10/16/2015

The court entered PTO #66 (Order Scheduling Status Conference and Meetings in MDLs on November 18-19, 2015)

Updated 9/22/2015

The court entered PTO #65 (Fourth Amended Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases (Cook Wave 1))

Updated 9/8/2015

The court entered PTO #64 (Third Amended Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases)

Updated 7/20/2015

The court entered PTO #63 (Second Amended Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases and Order Granting Plaintiffs' Unopposed Motion for Extension)

Updated 5/29/2015

The court entered PTO #62 (First Amended Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases and Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Unopposed Motion for Extension)

Updated 5/22/2015

The court entered PTO #61 (Order Rescheduling Time of Status Conference on June 2, 2015).

Updated 5/19/2015

The court entered PTO #60 (Order re: Cook’s Motion for Sanctions and Cook’s Motion for a Lone Pine Order).
The court entered PTO #59 (Docket Control Order for Remaining Cook MDL Cases)

Updated 4/7/2015

The court entered PTO #58 (Order Scheduling Status Conference and Meetings in MDLs on June 2, 2015).

Updated 4/2/2015

The court entered PTO #57 (Order Scheduling Status Conference and Meetings in MDLs on June 2, 2015).

Updated 3/23/2015

The court entered PTO #56 (Fourth Amended Docket Control Order).

Updated 2/26/2015

The court entered PTO #55 (QUALIFIED PROTECTIVE ORDER).

Updated 1/26/2015

The court entered PTO #54 (Order Rescheduling Meetings in MDLs from January 29-30, 2015 to February 5-6, 2015).

Updated 1/13/2015

The court entered PTO #53 (Third Amended Docket Control Order).

Updated 1/13/2015

The court entered PTO #52 (Order Designating Bellwether Cases).

Updated 1/7/2015

The court entered PTO #51 (Order re-scheduling Bellwether Presentations).

Updated 12/18/2014

The court entered PTO #50 (Order Scheduling Meetings in MDLs on January 29-30, 2015).

Updated 12/10/2014

The court entered PTO #49 (AGREED ORDER AND STIPULATION REGARDING PATHOLOGY PROTOCOL
FOR PRESERVATION AND TESTING OF PLAINTIFFS’ TISSUE SAMPLES AND HANDLING OF PLAINTIFFS’ PATHOLOGY SLIDES).

Updated 12/2/2014

The court entered PTO #48 (Order Scheduling Status Conference in All MDLs on January 29, 2015).

Updated 12/2/2014

The court entered PTO #47 (Scheduling of Discovery Conferences).

Updated 9/4/2014

The court entered PTO #46 (Ex Parte Physician Contact by Cook Defendants).

Updated 8/14/2014

The court entered PTO #45 (Order Amending Pretrial Order # 12).

Updated 7/8/2014

The court entered PTO #44 (Order Cancelling July 24, 2014 Status Conference and September 4, 2014 Status Conference).

Updated 6/30/2014

The court entered PTO #43, document 186 (Agreed Protocol for Medical Examinations).

Updated 6/30/2014

The court entered PTO #42, document 185 (Second Amended Docket Control Order).

Updated 5/29/2014

The court entered PTO #41, document 170 (Revised Short Form Complaint and Amended Short Form Complaint re: Addition of Neomedic Entities and Removal of Ethicon, LLC).

Updated 4/29/2014

The court entered PTO #40, document 157 (Scheduling of Discovery Conferences).

Updated 4/28/2014

The court entered PTO #39, document 156 (Deposition Protocol).

Updated 4/17/2014

The court entered PTO #38, document 150 (Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Additional Time, for Reimbursement Of Costs, and For Deposition Document Protocol).

Updated 4/16/2014

The court entered PTO #37, document 149 (First Amended Docket Control Order).

Updated 4/15/2014

The court entered PTO #36, document 148 (Order Cancelling May 1, 2014 Status Conference and June 12, 2014 Status Conference).

Updated 4/7/2014

The court entered PTO #35, document 144 (Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Production of Hernia Documents).

Updated 4/5/2014

The court entered PTO #34, document 141 (Plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel Production of Documents).

Updated 3/13/2014

The court entered PTO #33, document 109 (Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions).

Updated 3/13/2014

The court entered PTO #32, document 108 (Scheduling of Discovery Conferences).

Updated 3/12/2014

The court entered PTO #31, document 107 (Briefing Schedule and Hearing on Plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel Production of Hernia Documents and Plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel Production of Documents).

Updated 2/28/2014

The court entered PTO #30, document 99 (Order Ruling on Motions related to Discovery Pool).

Updated 2/27/2014

The court entered PTO #29, document 98 (Order Appointing Lien Resolution Administrator).

Updated 2/25/2014

The court entered PTO #28, document 95 (Initial Order Regarding Severance of Actions).

Updated 2/24/2014

The court entered PTO #27, document 92 (Order Cancelling March 13, 2014, Status Conference).

Updated 2/18/2014

The court entered PTO #26, document 89 (SHOW CAUSE ORDER RE: MOTION TO APPOINT LIEN RESOLUTION ADMINISTRATOR).

Updated 1/28/2014

The court entered PTO #25, document 78 (ORDER GRANTING SECOND OMNIBUS MOTION BY PLAINTIFFS TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PLAINTIFFS’ STEERING COMMITTEE).

Updated 1/21/2014

The court entered PTO #24, document 76 (Order Cancelling February 6, 2014, Status Conference).

Updated 1/17/2014

The court entered PTO #23, document 73 (AGREED ORDER RE: DISMISSAL OF ADDITIONAL COOK ENTITIES IN ALL CASES).

Updated 1/2/2014

The court entered PTO #22, document 68 (Order Cancelling January 9, 2014, Status Conference).

Updated 12/20/2013

The court entered PTO #21, document 64 (Order Granting Motion to Amend).

Updated 12/20/2013

The court entered PTO #20, document 63 (SHOW CAUSE ORDER REGARDING DISMISSAL OF ADDITIONAL COOK ENTITIES).

Updated 12/19/2013

The court entered PTO #19, document 62 (Docket Control Order).

Updated 12/13/2013

The court entered PTO #18, document 57 (Stipulation for the Production of Documents and Electronically Stored Information Protocols).

Updated 12/6/2013

The court entered PTO #17, document 57 (Order Amending PTO # 4 - Counsel Structure).

Updated 12/2/2013

The court entered PTO #16, document 53 (Order Cancelling December 5, 2013, Status Conference).

Updated 11/22/2013

The court entered PTO #15, document 52 (Waiver of Service for Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Incorporated,
and Cook Biotech Incorporated).

Updated 11/14/2013

The court enters PTO #13, document 47 (REVISED Short Form Complaint and Amended Short Form Complaint re: Addition of Cook Defendants; REVISED Motion to Transfer MDL). The court strongly encourages parties filing in this MDL to carefully review this Order, as it contains important deadlines and filing instructions.

Updated 10/28/2013

The court entered PTO #12, document 44 (Agreed Order Establishing MDL 2440 Fund to Compensate and Reimburse Attorneys for Services Performed and Expenses Incurred for MDL Administration and Common Benefit).

Updated 10/28/2013

The court entered PTO #11, document 43 (Agreed Order Regarding Management of Timekeeping, Cost Reimbursement and Related Common Benefit Issues).

Updated 10/23/2013

The court entered PTO #10, document 42 (Stipulated Protective Order).

Updated 10/23/2013

The court entered PTO #9, document 41 (AMENDED Order Scheduling Future Status Conferences & Other Matters).

Updated 10/8/2013

The court entered PTO #8, document 38 (Plaintiff Profile Forms, Plaintiff Fact Sheet, and Defendant Fact Sheet).

Updated 9/30/2013

On September 19, 2013, the court conducted a status conference in the above-referenced MDL. The attached Minute Entry is a summary of events at the status conference.

Updated 9/20/2013

The court entered PTO #7, document 32 (ORDER GRANTING OMNIBUS MOTION BY PLAINTIFFS TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PLAINTIFFS’ STEERING COMMITTEE).

Updated 8/6/2013

The court entered PTO #6, document 17 (Initial Hearing Summary; Plan for Proceeding Forward).

Updated 8/5/2013

The court entered PTO #5, document 16 (Uniform Certificate of Service).

Updated 7/30/2013

The court entered PTO #4, document 13 (Appointment of Leadership Counsel).

Updated 7/16/2013

The court entered PTO #3, document 8 (Order Scheduling Future Status Conferences & Other Matters).

Updated 7/16/2013

The court entered PTO #2, document 7 (Re: Rescheduling Start Time of Initial Conference).

Updated 6/14/2013

The court entered PTO #1 (Initial Conference and Case Management).
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