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

Bellwether Trials

Updated 4/16/15

The remaining bellwether cases set for trial in May and June 2015, Watkins v. Cook, Inc., et al., 2:13-cv-20370, and Hovey v. Cook, Inc., et al., 2:13-cv-18900 have been dismissed with prejudice by the plaintiffs.

Updated 3/3/15

The Bellwether and backup Bellwether cases of Ailey v. Cook Inc., et al., 2:13-cv-18888, and Lingo v. Cook Inc., et al., 2:13-cv-20359, have been dismissed with prejudice by the plaintiffs. The remaining bellwether trial schedule remains in place:

May 18, 2015 Watkins v. Cook Inc., et al. 2:13-cv-20370

June 8, 2015 Hovey v. Cook Inc., et al. 2:13-cv-18900

Updated 1/13/15

The court will conduct bellwether trials in the following cases on the following dates:

April 20, 2015 Ailey v. Cook Inc., et al. 2:13-cv-18888;

Lingo v. Cook Inc., et al. 2:13-cv-20359 (backup to be tried only if Ailey is dismissed or otherwise not ready for trial)

May 18, 2015 Watkins v. Cook Inc., et al. 2:13-cv-20370

June 8, 2015 Hovey v. Cook Inc., et al. 2:13-cv-18900

Updated 6/30/14

By PTO # 42, Bellwether Trials are scheduled on April 20, 2015 at 8:30, May 18, 2015 at 8:30 and June 8, 2015 at 8:30.

Updated 10/08/13

There are no trial settings in this MDL at this time.

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