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MDL 1953

 
 

In re Heparin Products Liability Litigation

 

 

Master Docket Number: 1:08-hc-60000
Presiding Judge: James G. Carr
Court Room Deputy: Amy Schroeder 419-213-5560
Liaison Counsel: David Zoll
Zoll, Kranz & Borgess LLC
6620 West Central Avenue
Toledo, OH 43617
Phone: 419-841-9623
Fax: 419-841-9719
David@toledolaw.com
Plaintiffs' Executive Committee (PEC) Members Janet G. Abaray
Burg, Simpson, Eldredge, Hersh & Jardine
Ste. 2090
312 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202
Phone: 513-850-5600
Pax: 513-582-5611
jabaray@burgsimpson.com

Daniel E. Becnel, Jr.
106 West Seventh Street
P.O. Drawer H
Reserve, LA 70084
Phone: 985-536-1186
Fax: 985-536-6445
mattmoreland@cox.net

Pamela A. Borgess
Zoll, Kranz & Borgess LLC
Ste. 200
6620 Central Avenue
Toledo, OH  43617
Phone: 419-841-9623
Fax: 419-841-9719
pamela@toledolaw.com

John C. Evans
Specter, Specter, Evans & Manogue
Ste. 2600
436 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: 412-642-2300
Pax: 412-642-2309
jce@ssem.com

Daniel N. Gallucci
Rodanast P.C.
801 Estelle Drive
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: 717-892-3000
Fax: 717-892-1200
dgallucci@rodanast.com

Donald J. Nolan
Nolan Law Group
30th Floor
20 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60602
Phone: 312-630-4000
Fax: 312-360-4011
djn@nolan-law.com

David Zoll
Zoll, Kranz & Borgess LLC
6620 West Central Avenue
Toledo, OH 43617
Phone: 419-841-9623
Fax: 419-841-9719
David@toledolaw.com
Plaintiff's Steering Committee
(PSC) Members:

Kurt B. Arnold
Arnold & Itkin
Ste. 2550
1401 McKinney
Houston, TX 77010
Phone: 713-222-3800
Fax: 713-222-3850
karnold@arnolditkin.com

William M. Audet
Audet & Partners
221 Main Street
Ste. 1460
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: 415-568-2555
Fax: 415-568-2556

Ronald Goldman
Baum Hedlund Aristei & Goldman
Ste. 950
12100 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-207-3233
Fax: 310-207-4204
rgoldman@baumhedlundlaw.com

H. Blair Hahn
Richardson, Patrick, Westbrook & Brickman
Bldg. A
1037 Chuck Dawley Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, SC  29464
Phone: 843-727-6611
Fax: 843-727-6642
bhahn@rpwb.com

Jeffrey B. Killino
Woloshin & Killino
11th Floor
1800 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-569-2711
Fax: 215-569-2741
jkillino@wklawyer.com

Daniel R. Lapinski
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
Ste. 900
90 Woodbridge Center Drive
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Phone: 732-855-6066
Fax: 732-726-6117

Michael A. London
Douglas & London
Ste. 1400
111 John Street
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-566-7500
Fax: 212-566-7501
nlondon@douglasandlondong.com

Ricard Meadow
Lanier Law Firm
6th Floor
126 East 56 Street
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-421-2800
Fax: 212-421-2878
rdm@lanierlawfirm.com

Michael Papantionio Thomas Mitchell Echsner & Proctor
Ste. 400
316 South Baylen Street
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-435-7162
Fax: 850-436-6033

Eric M. Quetglas_Jordan
Quetglas Law Office
P.O. Box 16606
San Juan, PR 00908-6606
Phone: 787-722-7745
Fax: 787-725-3970
eric@quetglaslaw.com

Mark P. Robinson, Jr.
Robinson Calcagnie & Robinson
7th Floor
620 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-720-1288
Fax: 949-720-1292
mrobinson@rcrlaw.net

Camilo Kossy Sales, III
Salas & Company
Ste. 1660
650 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504-799-3080

Scott W. Weinstein
Morgan & Morgan
7th Floor
201 North Franklin Street
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 239-433-6880
Fax: 239-443-6836
sweinstein@forthepeople.com

Description All actions share factual questions relating to the manufacture and sale by defendants of allegedly adulterated Heparin causing economic or personal injuries. The Heparin was recalled in February 2008.

 

Orders Pertaining to MDL 1953

 

Pretrial Order No. 1 Direct Filing of Actions in the Northern District of Ohio. 6/17/2008
Pretrial Order No. 2 James G. Carr (MDL1953) 6/25/2008
Pretrial Order No. 4 Re Preservation of Evidence. 7/14/2008
Agreed Pretrial Order No. 5 Re: Service of Process for defendants Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Baxter International Inc., Scientific Protein Laboratories LLC and Changzhou SPL Co. 7/16/2008
Pretrial Order No. 8 Discovery Plan 9/15/2008
First Amended Order No. 7 Protective order (see order for full details). 9/23/2008
Pretrial Order No. 9 Access to MDL Discovery (see order for full details). 9/23/2008
Amended Pretrial Order No. 10 Plaintiff Fact Sheets. 10/21/2008
First Amended Pretrial Order No. 3 Appointment of Plaintiffs' Leadership Committees. 11/6/2008
First Amended Pretrial Order No. 6 Common Benefit Order (establishing common benefit fund to compensate and reimburse attorneys for services performed and expenses incurred for MDL administration and otherwise for plaintiff's general benefit with Provisions for State Court Coordination). 11/6/2008
Pretrial Order No. 11 Production of Medical Records 1/20/2009
Second Amended Pretrial Order No.10 Plaintiff Fact Sheets 2/5/2009
Amended Agreement Pretrial Order No. 5 Service of Process 2/5/2009
Amended Pretrial Order No. 2 Adding and Changing Lead/Liaison Counsel 2/5/2009
Pretrial Order No. 12 Regarding Tolling Agreement 2/26/2009
Pretrial Order No. 12 Exhibit A Tolling Agreement 2/26/2009
Pretrial Order No. 13 Regarding Third Party Subpoenas 2/26/2009
Second Amended Pretrial Order No. 3 Appointment of Plaintiffs' Leadership Committees 3/24/2009
Third Amended Pretrial Order No. 3 Appointment of Plaintiffs' Leadership Committees 4/29/2009
Second Amended Pretrial Order No. 5 Service of Process 4/29/2009
Pretrial Order No. 14 Regarding Disclosure of Ongoing Medical and Science Studies and Identification of Contaminated Lots 4/29/2009
Pretrial Order No. 15 Pertaining to the Defendant fact sheet 4/29/2009
Pretrial Order No. 16 To clairfy the applicability of previously entered orders 4/29/2009
Amended Pretrial Order No. 12 Regarding Tolling Agreement 6/22/2009
Pretrial Order No. 17 Release of Contaminated Heparin to Plaintiffs 6/22/2009
Pretrial Order No. 18 Pretrial and Trial Schedule 6/22/2009
Order Pretrial Conference Re: Class Certification Schedule 8/6/2009
First Amended Pretrial Order No. 18 Pre-Trial and Trial Schedule 9/23/2009
Pretrial Order No. 19 Agreed Order Re Affirmative Defense of Indispensable Parties 9/23/2009
Pretrial Order No. 20 Consolidated complaints, service of newly filed complaints in word and joinder of ACAS. 10/9/2009
First Amended Pretrial Order No. 20 In re: Single Complaints for each Plaintiff. 12/14/2009
First Amended Pretrial Order No. 4 Preservation of Evidence 5/13/2010
Second Amended Pretrial Order No. 18 Pre-Trial and Trial Schedule 5/17/2010
Pretrial Order No. 21 Product Identification Evidence 5/17/2010
Pretrial and Trial Schedule Pretrial and Trial Schedule 9/3/2010
Fourth Amended Pretrial Order No. 3  Appointment of Plaintiffs' Leadership Committees 12/21/2011
Second Amended Pretrial Order No. 4  Preservation of Evidence 2/23/2012
Pretrial Order No. 22 Establishing alternative procedures for small estate settlements. 7/19/2012
Temporary Restraining Order Temporary Restraining Order 5/29/2013
Third Amended Pretrial Order No. 4  Regarding: Preservation of Evidences 12/13/2013