Electronic Filing Registration: If you were listed as counsel on the docket of a case prior to it being transferred to the Northern District Ohio as part of an MDL, you need only submit an attorney registration request to gain access to the Northern District of Ohio’s electronic filing system. If you were not listed as counsel on the docket of a case prior to its transfer to the Northern District of Ohio, you made no prior appearance and are seeking to make your first appearance, then please email a Notice of Appearance to MDL@ohnd.uscourts.gov. Once we process your appearance, you will be notified via email that you can register for e-filing privileges.
New Civil Origin Code for Multidistrict Litigation Cases
Effective July 1, 2016 MDL cases originating in the same district creating the master MDL Docket will be referred to as direct file MDL cases. The new origin code, 8 Multidistrict Litigation - Direct File is to be used. Origin code 8 Multidistrict Litigation - Direct File is to be assigned to all MDL cases that open on or after July 1, 2016, and originate in the transferee court. MDL cases transferred into the transferee court from another district court should continue to be opened with origin code 6 Multidistrict Litigation - Transfer.
In re: Asbestos Litigation MDL 875 proceeding in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania