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MDL 2220

Kaba Simplex Lockst Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation


Master Docket Number: 1:11-md-2220
Presiding Judge: Donald C. Nugent
Chambers 216-357-7160
Description Simplex mechanical pushbutton locks can be disabled with a magnet and, therefore, are defective.
Plaintiffs' Liaison Counsel:

John R. Climaco
Climaco, Lefkowitz, Peca, Wilcox & Garofoli
Ste. 1950
55 Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44113
Fax: 216-771-1632

Plaintiffs' Co-Lead Counsel:

Richard J. Arsenault
Neblett Beard & Arsenault
2220 Bonaventure Court
P.O. Box 1190
Alexandria, LA 71309-1190
Fax: 318-561-2591

Hunter J. Shkolnik
Rheingold Valet Rheingold Shkolnik McCartney
113 East 37 Street
New York, NY 10016
Fax: 212-689-8156


Orders Pertaining to MDL 2220

11md2220 Transfer Order Initial Transfer Order from Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation 2/7/2011
Case Management Order Case Management Order/Notice of Pre-Trial Conference 2/23/2011
Pretrial Order No. 1

Appointing Plaintiffs' Liaison Counsel, Co-Lead Counsel and Members of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee

 Order This Court finds that there is no basis upon which it has the legal authority to issue the requested direct filing order in the instant case. 8/2/2012
Scheduling Order All fact discovery is to be completed by 9/26/2014. Plaintiffs shall designate all of their experts and produce expert reports no later than 10/27/2014. Defendants shall designate all of their experts and produce expert reports no later than 11/28/2014. Expert depositions shall be completed by 1/30/2015. 2/18/2014