United States District Court - Southern District of West Virginia
MDL 2327 Ethicon, Inc., Pelvic Repair System Products Liability Litigation
Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin
United States District Court
Southern District of West Virginia

Orders

Pretrial Order #1 - February 29, 2012
(Initial Conference and Case Management)

Pretrial Order #2 - March 29, 2012
(PSC Application Process)

Pretrial Order #3 - April 9, 2012
(Initial Hearing - Participation by Telephone)

Pretrial Order #4 - April 17, 2012
(Initial Hearing Summary - Counsel Structure, Procedural and Discovery Issues and Future Status Conferences)

Pretrial Order #5 - April 24, 2012
(Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #6 - May 4, 2012
(Revised PSC List)

Pretrial Order #7 - May 16, 2012
(Change of Court Contact Information)

Pretrial Order #8 - May 31, 2012
(Uniform Certificate of Service)

Pretrial Order #9 - June 1, 2012
(Scheduling Future Status Conferences)

Pretrial Order #10 - June 14, 2012
(Order Lifting Stay on Discovery)

Pretrial Order #11 - July 30, 2012
(Stipulated Protective Order)

Pretrial Order #12 - August 22, 2012
(Master and Short Form Complaint and Master Responsive Pleadings; Direct Filing)

Pretrial Order #13 - August 30, 2012
(Stipulation for the Production of Documents and Electronically Stored Information)

Pretrial Order #14 - August 31, 2012
(Amended Master Complaint and Master Responsive Pleadings; Direct Filing)

Pretrial Order #15 - September 26, 2012
(New Direct Filing Order; Amended Master Complaint, Short Form Complaint, Amended Short Form Complaint and Master Responsive Pleadings)

Pretrial Order #16 - September 26, 2012
(Scheduling & Rescheduling Future Status Conferences)

Pretrial Order #17 - October 4, 2012
(Plaintiff Profile Forms, Plaintiff Fact Sheet, and Defendant Fact Sheets)

Pretrial Order #18 - October 4, 2012
(Agreed Order Regarding Management of Timekeeping, Cost Reimbursement
and Related Common Benefit Issues)

Pretrial Order #19 - October 23, 2012
(Order Amending PTO #16, Scheduling & Rescheduling Future Status Conferences)

Pretrial Order #20 - October 29, 2012
(Waiver of Service for Ethicon, Inc. and Johnson & Johnson)

Pretrial Order #21 - October 29, 2012
(Order Cancelling November 2, 2012, Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #22 - November 2, 2012
(Order for Submission of Bellwether Trial Plan)

Pretrial Order #23 - November 15, 2012
(Agreed Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #24 - November 28, 2012
(Order Severing Actions Pursuant to PTO #23)

Pretrial Order #25 - December 12, 2012
(Change to Signature and Initialing Requirements re: Plaintiff Profile Forms (PTO #17))

Pretrial Order #26 - December 17, 2012
(Revised Short Form Complaint and Amended Short Form Complaint re: Addition of Coloplast, et al.; Revised Motion to Transfer MDL)

Pretrial Order #27 - December 20, 2012
(Correction to PTO #25, Change to Signature and Initialing Requirements re: Plaintiff Profile Forms (PTO #17))

Pretrial Order #28 - January 3, 2013
(Order Scheduling In Chambers Conference Regarding Docket Control Orders)

Pretrial Order #29 - January 8, 2013
(Revised Short Form Complaint and Amended Short Form Complaint re: Removal of Analytic Biosurgical Solutions (“ABISS”))

Pretrial Order #30 - January 8, 2013
(Order Cancelling January 10, 2013, In Chambers Conference and Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #31 - January 16, 2013
(Order Severing Actions)

Pretrial Order #32 - January 18, 2013
(Plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel AdvaMed’s Response to Subpoena)

Pretrial Order #33 - January 18, 2013
(DOCKET CONTROL ORDER)

Pretrial Order #34 - January 22, 2013
(Order Updating Leadership Counsel Contact Information for MDLs 2187, 2325, 2326, 2327 and 2387)

Pretrial Order #35 - January 23, 2013
(Order Scheduling Future Status Conferences)

Pretrial Order #36 - January 24, 2013
(Transfer to District of Columbia of Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel AdvaMed's Response to Subpoena)

Pretrial Order #37 - January 25, 2013
(Revised Verifications and Authorizations Attached to Plaintiff Profile Form)

Pretrial Order #38 - February 19, 2013
(Deposition Protocol)

Pretrial Order #39 - February 21, 2013
(Show Cause Order Regarding Dismissal of Endo Entities)

Pretrial Order #40 - March 6, 2013
(Plaintiff Fact Sheet)

Pretrial Order #41 - March 15, 2013
(Defendant Fact Sheet)

Pretrial Order #42 - April 3, 2013
(AGREED ORDER RE: DISMISSAL OF ENDO ENTITIES IN ALL CASES)

Order - April 5, 2013
(Discovery Referral)

Pretrial Order #43 - April 9, 2013
(Order Scheduling Future Status Conferences)

Pretrial Order #44 - April 19, 2013
(Show Cause Order Regarding Dismissal of Coloplast A/S, Coloplast Manufacturing US, LLC, and Porges S.A.)

Pretrial Order #45 - April 25, 2013
(Preservation Order)

Pretrial Order #46 - May 9, 2013
(Plaintiffs' Request to Modify Stipulated Pretrial Orders to Allow Access and Exchange of Confidential Information Among MDLs)

Pretrial Order #47 - May 15, 2013
(Plaintiffs’ Motion to Compel Discovery and for Expedited Hearing)

Order - May 20, 2013
(Re: Defendants' Motion for Reduction of Discovery Pool [ECF 559])

Pretrial Order #48 - May 28, 2013
(AGREED ORDER RE: DISMISSAL OF COLOPLAST A/S, COLOPLAST MANUFACTURING US, LLC, AND PORGES S.A. IN ALL CASES)

Pretrial Order #49 - May 29, 2013
(STIPULATED AGREED ORDER REGARDING DELAYED FILING AND APPLICATION TO THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS)

Pretrial Order #50 - May 29, 2013
(Revised Short Form Complaint and Amended Short Form Complaint re: Removal of Coloplast and Endo Entities)

Pretrial Order #51 - June 10, 2013
(Order re: Termination of Parties No Longer Named in Short Form and Amended Short Form Complaints)

Pretrial Order #52 - June 12, 2013
(First Amended Docket Control Order (PTO # 33))

Pretrial Order #53 - June 12, 2013
(Agreed Order and Stipulation Regarding Third Party Subpoenas)

Pretrial Order #54 - July 16, 2013
(AMENDED Order Scheduling Future Status Conferences & Other Matters)

Pretrial Order #55 - July 16, 2013
(Defendants' Motion for Protective Order Regarding Sequence and Timing of Depositions)

Pretrial Order #56 - July 22, 2013
(Plaintiff’s’ Motion to Compel Responses to First Set of Interrogatories And First Set of Requests for Production of Documents)

Pretrial Order #57 - July 25, 2013
(Bellwether Case Selections)

Pretrial Order #58 - July 26, 2013
(Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Responses to First Set of Interrogatories)

Pretrial Order #59 - August 5, 2013
(AMENDED Bellwether Case Selections)

Pretrial Order #60 - August 5, 2013
(First Amended Docket Control Order)

Pretrial Order #61 - August 12, 2013
(Scheduling of Discovery Conferences)

Pretrial Order #62 - August 26, 2013
(AGREED ORDER ESTABLISHING MDL 2327 FUND TO COMPENSATE AND REIMBURSE ATTORNEYS FOR SERVICES PERFORMED AND EXPENSES INCURRED FOR MDL ADMINISTRATION AND COMMON BENEFIT)

Pretrial Order #63 - August 27, 2013
(AGREED ORDER AND STIPULATION REGARDING CORPORATE STRUCTURE AND RELATED ISSUES)

Pretrial Order #64 - August 27, 2013
(ORDER REGARDING SELECTION OF PROLIFT TRIAL PLAINTIFFS)

Pretrial Order #65 - August 29, 2013
(AMENDED ORDER REGARDING DELAYED FILING AND APPLICATION TO THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS)

Pretrial Order #66 - September 6, 2013
(Agreed Order and Stipulation Regarding Hernia Mesh Documents)

Pretrial Order #67 - September 13, 2013
(Agreed Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #68 - September 18, 2013
(Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel OUS Documents and Ethicon's Motion for Protective Order)

Pretrial Order #69 - September 20, 2013
(Order Granting Omnibus Motion by Plaintiffs to Amend the Membership of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee)

Pretrial Order #70 - September 26, 2013
(Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Production of Sales Representative Files)

Pretrial Order #71 - September 30, 2013
(Scheduling of Discovery Conferences)

Pretrial Order #72 - October 2, 2013
(Order Amending PTO #65 to Require Copies of Complaints Filed Under Delayed Filing Agreements)

Pretrial Order #73 - October 4, 2013
(Second Amended Docket Control Order)

Pretrial Order #74 - October 9, 2013
(Docket Control Order on Second Round of Bellwethers - Huskey and Edwards)

Pretrial Order #75 - October 10, 2013
(First Amended Docket Control Order on Second Round of Bellwethers - Huskey and Edwards)

Pretrial Order #76 - October 10, 2013
(Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #77 - October 23, 2013
(AMENDED Order Scheduling Future Status Conferences & Other Matters)

Pretrial Order #78 - November 5, 2013
(Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #79 - November 14, 2013
(REVISED Short Form Complaint and Amended Short Form Complaint re: Addition of Cook Defendants; REVISED Motion to Transfer MDL)

Pretrial Order #80 - November 22, 2013
(Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #81 - November 27, 2013
(Hearing on Motion to Stay Enforcement of Plaintiffs' Subpoena)

Pretrial Order #82 - December 2, 2013
(Order Cancelling December 5, 2013, Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #83 - December 6, 2013
(Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #84 - December 6, 2013
(Order Amending PTO # 4 - Counsel Structure)

Pretrial Order #85 - December 11, 2013
(Hearing on Motion to Stay Enforcement of Plaintiffs' Subpoena)

Pretrial Order #86 - December 11, 2013
(THIRD AMENDED DOCKET CONTROL ORDER)

Pretrial Order #87 - December 13, 2013
(Motion to Establish Order of Discovery and Request for In-Person Hearing)

Pretrial Order #88 - December 20, 2013
(SHOW CAUSE ORDER REGARDING DISMISSAL OF ADDITIONAL COOK ENTITIES)

Pretrial Order #89 - December 30, 2013
(Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #90 - January 2, 2014
(Order Cancelling January 9, 2014, Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #91 - January 3, 2014
(THIRD AMENDED ORDER REGARDING DELAYED FILING AND APPLICATION TO THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS)

Pretrial Order #92 - January 7, 2014
(Stipulated Protective Order Regarding Nonparty Documents)

Pretrial Order #93 - January 17, 2014
(Hearing on Motion for a Finding of Spoliation and for Sanctions)

Pretrial Order #94 - January 17, 2014
(FOURTH AMENDED DOCKET CONTROL ORDER)

(Hearing on Motion for a Finding of Spoliation and for Sanctions)

Pretrial Order #95 - January 17, 2014
(Agreed Order re: Dismissal of Additional Cook Entities in All Cases)

Pretrial Order #96 - January 21, 2014
(Order Cancelling February 6, 2014, Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #97 - January 28, 2014
(ORDER GRANTING SECOND OMNIBUS MOTION BY PLAINTIFFS TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE PLAINTIFFS’ STEERING COMMITTEE)

Pretrial Order #98 - January 29, 2014
(Bellwether Case Selections Round III Prolift Trial Plaintiffs and Rescheduling of Trial)

Pretrial Order #99 - January 30, 2014
(Emergency Motion for Protective Order)

Pretrial Order #100 - February 4, 2014
(Plaintiffs' Motion for a Finding of Spoliation and for Sanctions)

Pretrial Order #101 - February 18, 2014
(SHOW CAUSE ORDER RE: MOTION TO APPOINT LIEN RESOLUTION ADMINISTRATOR)

Pretrial Order #102 - February 24, 2014
(Order Cancelling March 13, 2014, Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #103 - February 24, 2014
(Initial Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #104 - February 24, 2014
(Initial Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #105 - February 27, 2014
(Order Appointing Lien Resolution Administrator)

Pretrial Order #106 - March 4, 2014
(Daniel J. Christensen and MedStar Funding, LC's Motion to Quash or Modify Subpoenas Issued by Ethicon, Inc.)

Pretrial Order #107 - March 10, 2014
(Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #108 - March 12, 2014
(Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #109 - March 14, 2014
(SECOND AMENDED DOCKET CONTROL ORDER ON SECOND ROUND OF BELLWETHERS Huskey and Edwards)

Pretrial Order #110 - March 14, 2014
(DOCKET CONTROL ORDER Bellew and Lehrer)

Pretrial Order #111 - March 19, 2014
(Hearing on Motion to Deem Requests for Admission Admitted or Compel; Motion to Determine Sufficiency of Answers and Objections to FirstRequests for Admissions; and Request for Clarification and Reconsideration for Finding of Spoliation and for Sanctions)

Pretrial Order #112 - April 9, 2014
(Initial Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #113 - April 15, 2014
(Order Cancelling May 1, 2014 Status Conference and June 12, 2014 Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #114 - April 17, 2014
(Hearing on Motion to Deem Requests for Admission Admitted or Compel; Motion to Determine Sufficiency of Answers and Objections to First Requests for Admissions; and Request for Clarification and Reconsideration for Finding of Spoliation and for Sanctions)

Pretrial Order #115 - May 2, 2014
(Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #116 - May 6, 2014
(THIRD AMENDED DOCKET CONTROL ORDER ON SECOND ROUND OF BELLWETHERS – Huskey and Edwards)

Pretrial Order #117 - May 29, 2014
(Order Granting in Part Motion to Amend Long Form and Short Form Complaint)

Pretrial Order #118 - May 29, 2014
(Revised Short Form Complaint and Amended Short Form Complaint re: Addition of Neomedic Entities and Removal of Ethicon, LLC)

Pretrial Order #119 - May 29, 2014
(Hearing on Motion for Order Requiring Preservation of Explanted Mesh)

Pretrial Order #120 - June 5, 2014
(The PSC’s Motion for Leave to File Sur-Reply to Reply in Support of Motion for Order Requiring Preservation of Explanted Mesh)

Pretrial Order #121 - June 17, 2014
(Defendants' Motion for an Order Requiring Preservation of Explanted Mesh)

Pretrial Order #122 - June 23, 2014
(FOURTH AMENDED DOCKET CONTROL ORDER ON SECOND ROUND OF BELLWETHERS – Huskey and Edwards)

Pretrial Order #123 - June 25, 2014
(Defendants' Notice of Withdrawal Without Prejudice)

Pretrial Order #124 - July 1, 2014
(Initial Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #125 - July 2, 2014
(Initial Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #126 - July 8, 2014
(Order Cancelling July 24, 2014 Status Conference and September 4, 2014 Status Conference)

Pretrial Order #127 - July 9, 2014
(Fifth Amended Docket Control Order on Second Round of Bellwethers - Huskey and Edwards)

Pretrial Order #128 - July 22, 2014
(Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #129 - July 25, 2014
(Final Order Regarding Severance of Actions)

Pretrial Order #130 - July 30, 2014
(Hearing on Motion to Deem Requests for Admissions Admitted, or Alternatively, to Compel)

Pretrial Order #131 - August 5, 2014
(Defendants' Notice of Withdrawal of Motion for Protective Order)

Pretrial Order #132 - August 5, 2014
(Sixth Amended Docket Control Order on Second Round of Bellwethers - Huskey and Edwards)

Pretrial Order #133 - August 6, 2014
(Defendants’ Motion to Deem Requests for Admissions Admitted)

Pretrial Order #134 - August 14, 2014
(Order Amending Pretrial Order # 62)

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