Orders and Minutes

Last Updated: November 7, 2014

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DATE: 10/03/2014
Description: Minutes from October 3, 2014 Status Conference.


DATE: 09/15/2014
Description: Order to Show Cause regarding Pro Se Plaintiffs.


DATE: 09/15/2014
Description: Order to Show Cause regarding Proposed Pro Se Plaintiffs.


DATE: 09/11/2014
Description: Final Pretrial Order and Suggestion of Remand


DATE: 09/10/2014
Description: Fourth Amended Pretrial Order #1 Procedural Issues.


DATE: 09/04/2014
Description: Minutes from September 4, 2014 Status Conference.


DATE: 07/16/2014
Description: Minutes from July 16, 2014 Status Conference.


DATE: 06/10/2014
Description: Minutes from June 10, 2014 Status Conference.


DATE: 05/16/2014
Description: Minutes from May 6, 2014 Status Conference.


DATE: 05/06/14
Description: Third Amended Pretrial Order #1 Procedural Issues.


DATE: 04/07/2014
Description: Minutes from March 25, 2014 Status Conference.


DATE: 01/22/2014
Description: Minutes from January 22, 2014 Status Conference.


DATE: 12/13/2013
Description: Minutes from Decemebr 13, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 10/16/2013
Description: Minutes from October 16, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 10/11/2013
Description: Order to Show Cause regarding Pro Se Plaintiffs.


DATE: 08/28/2013
Description: Minutes from August 28, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 07/30/2013
Description: Minutes from July 30, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 06/20/2013
Description: Minutes from June 19, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 05/20/2013
Description: Minutes from May 20, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 04/30/2013
Description: Minutes from April 23, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 03/13/2013
Description: Minutes from March 13, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 02/05/2013
Description: Minutes from February 5, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 01/15/2013
Description: Order Appointing Magistrate Judge Boylan as Special Settlement Master.


DATE: 01/08/2013
Description: Minutes from January 8, 2013 Status Conference.


DATE: 01/03/2013
Description: Amended Pretrial Order #3 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit C, # 2 Exhibit D, # 3 Exhibit E)


DATE: 12/04/12
Description: Minutes from December 4, 2012 Status Conference.


DATE: 10/30/12
Description: Minutes from October 30, 2012 Status Conference.


DATE: 10/01/12
Description: Minutes from October 1, 2012 Status Conference.


DATE: 08/28/12
Description: Minutes from August 28, 2012 Status Conference.


DATE: 08/17/12
Description: Order on Motions to Alter or Amend the Judgment and for a New Trial (Straka v Johnson & Johnson, et al. 08cv5742).


DATE: 08/17/12
Description: Order Denying Defendant's Motion for Relief From Judgment (Shedin v Johnson & Johnson, et al. 08cv5743)


DATE: 08/17/12
Description: Order on Motion to Prohibit Certain ex parte Communications with Treating Physicians (In re Levaquin Products Liability Litigation 08md1943)


DATE: 08/06/12
Description: Minutes from August 6, 2012 Status Conference.


DATE: 07/17/12
Description: Minutes from July 17, 2012 Status Conference.


DATE: 06/25/12
Description: Order on Motion for Stay of Execution Without Supersedeas Bond (Christensen v Johnson & Johnson, et al.07cv3960).


DATE: 06/13/12
Description: Minutes from June 11, 2012 Status Conference.


DATE: 04/04/12
Description: Minutes from April 4, 2012 Status Conference.


DATE: 03/26/2012
Description: Order on Motion for new Trial (Christensen v Johnson & Johnson, et al. 07cv3960)


DATE: 01/26/2012
Description: Order - Special Verdict Form (Straka v. Johnson & Johnson et al. 08cv5742)


DATE: 12/29/11
Description: Order on Motions in Limine (Straka v Johnson & Johnson, et al. 08cv5742)


DATE: 12/28/11
Description: Order Denying Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment (Straka v Johnson & Johnson, et al. 08cv5742).


DATE: 12/28/11
Description: Minutes from December 28, 2011 (continued) Pretrial/Motion hearing.


DATE: 12/27/11
Description: Minutes from December 27, 2011 Pretrial/Motion hearing.


DATE: 12/07/11
Description: Minutes from November 29, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 10/25/11
Description: Minutes from October 25, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 10/14/11
Description: Minutes from October 12, 2011 Telephone Conference.


DATE: 10/14/11
Description: Pretrial Order #12


DATE: 09/14/11
Description: Minutes from September 14, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 08/26/11
Description: Order - Defendant's Motion for a New Trial and Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law (Schedin v. Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals,Inc. 08cv5743)


DATE: 08/10/11
Description: Minutes from August 10, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 07/13/11
Description: Minutes from July 13, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 06/23/11
Description: Order - Special Verdict Form (Christensen v. Johnson & Johnson et al. 07cv3960).


DATE: 06/06/11
Description:  Order on defendants' objections to deposition testimony (Christensen v Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, et al. - 07cv3960)


DATE: 05/27/11
Description:  Order re limine motions (Christensen v Ortho McNeil Pharmaceutical, et al. - 07cv3960)


DATE: 05/12/11
Description:  Order to Unseal the Punitive Damages Order issued on 11/09/10


DATE: 05/04/11
Description:  Pretrial Order #11 - Trial Notice


DATE: 04/29/11
Description: Minutes from April 27, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 04/27/11
Description: Minutes from April 12, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 04/11/11
Description: Minutes from April 6, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 03/16/11
Description: Minutes from March 16, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 03/08/11
Description: Selection of Next Bellwether Case for Trial.


DATE: 03/02/11
Description: Minutes from March 2, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 03/07/11
Description: Second Amended Pretrial Order.


DATE: 03/04/11
Description: ORDER denying Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law in Schedin v Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. case.


DATE: 01/28/11
Description: Minutes from January 28, 2011 Status Conference.


DATE: 12/08/10
Description: MINUTE End Trial Minutes.


DATE: 12/07/10
Description: ORDER Special Verdict 1.


DATE: 12/08/10
Description: ORDER Special Verdict Punitive Damages.


DATE: 11/24/10
Description: ORDER denying Defendants' Motion in Limine Regarding Post-2005 Labelling.


DATE: 11/23/10
Description: ORDER on Motion to Bifurcate Proceedings on Punitive Damages.


DATE: 11/12/10
Description: ORDER denying Motions to Exclude Expert Testimony of Blue and to Exclude Blue for Conduct.


DATE: 11/09/10
Description:  Order Granting Plaintiff's Motion to Amend Complaint to Add Demand for Punitive Damages


DATE: 11/09/10
Description: ORDER on Defendants' Motion to Exclude Expert Testimony on Defendants' Knowledge, Motivations, and Intent.


DATE: 11/09/10
Description: ORDER granting defendants' motion to quash subpoenas for trial testimony and William Weldon.


DATE: 11/09/10
Description: ORDER on defendants' motion in limine re FDA petitions; post-2005 labeling; duty to warn; ghostwriting; marketing to others; adverse event reporting; foreign regulatory actions, and other matters.


DATE: 11/09/10
Description: ORDER granting in part plaintiffs' motion to exclude expert testimony of J. Paul Waymack.


DATE: 11/08/10
Description: ORDER denying defendants' motion to exclude testimony of Dr. Thomas Zizic and Dr. Martyn Smith.


DATE: 11/08/10
Description: ORDER denying plaintiffs' motion to exclude testimony of Keith Altman and granting in part plaintiffs motion #87 in Schedin v Johnson and Johnosn, et al, case file 08-cv5743


DATE: 11/08/10
Description: ORDER on defendants' motion for judgment on the pleadings.


DATE: 11/04/10
Description: ORDER on Expert Testimony of Drs. Seeger, Layde, Zhanel, Rodricks and Holmes.


DATE: 10/22/10
Description: MINUTES from the 10/22/10 Motion Hearing.


DATE: 10/15/10
Description: ORDER denying Independent Medical Examination of John Schedin.


DATE: 10/14/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 10/14/10 Motion hearing.


DATE: 10/06/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 10/06/10 Motion hearing


DATE: 09/29/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 9/28/10 hearing on 1) Plaintiff John Schedin's Motion to Amend the Complaint to Add a Demand for Punitive Damages and 2) Defendants' Motion for Partial Judgment on the Pleadings


DATE: 09/17/10
Description:  Pretrial Order #9


DATE: 09/17/10
Description:  Pretrial Order #8


DATE: 09/10/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 09/10/10 Status Conference.


DATE: 08/03/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 08/03/10 Status Conference.


DATE: 07/26/10
Description:  ORDER Denying Summary Judgment (The Learned Intermediary Doctrine.)


DATE: 06/22/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 06/22/10 Status Conference/Motion Hearing.


DATE: 05/28/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 05/28/10 Status Conference/Motion Hearing.


DATE: 05/03/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 05/03/10 Status Conference.


DATE: 04/06/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 4/06/10 Status Conference.


DATE: 04/20/10
Description:  Pretrial Order #7


DATE: 02/12/10
Description:  MINUTES from the 2/12/10 Status Conference.


DATE: 02/12/10
Description:  Pretrial Order #6


DATE: 01/25/10
Description:  ORDER - Amended Pretrial Order #1. Attachment: CM-ECF Guidelines.


DATE: 12/14/09
Description:  ORDER Denying Plaintiffs' Motion for Selection and Consolidation of Bellwether Cases for Trial.


DATE: 11/25/09
Description:  ORDER Granting in Part and Denying In Part Plaintiffs' Motion to Compel.


DATE: 11/23/09
Description:  MINUTES from Plaintiffs' Motion to Consolidate Cases for Trial held on November 23, 2009.


DATE: 11/10/09
Description:  MINUTES from Status Conference held on November 10, 2009.


DATE: 10/07/09
Description:  Pretrial Order #5 on Expert Discovery.


DATE: 10/02/09
Description:  MINUTES from Plaintiff's Motion to Compel.


DATE: 09/08/09
Description:  MINUTES from Status Conference held on September 8, 2009.


DATE: 05/26/09
Description:  MINUTES from Defendant's Motion to Compel.


DATE: 05/12/09
Description:  MINUTES from Status Conference held on May 12, 2009.


DATE: 03/24/09
Description:  ORDER denying as moot defendants' Motion to Amend Pretrial Order No. 1 on Procedural Issues.


DATE: 03/20/09
Description:  MINUTES from Status Conference held on March 20, 2009.


DATE: 02/20/09
Description:  PRETRIAL ORDER #4 on Bellwether Trials and Discovery.


DATE: 01/22/09
Description: PRETRIAL ORDER #3 on Plaintiff's Common Benefit Fund, Common Cost Fund, Contingent Fee Agreements, Fee and Cost Sharing, Time and Expense Reporting (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit C, # 2 Exhibit D, # 3 Exhibit E)


DATE: 12/15/08
Description:  Minutes from Status Conference held on December 15, 2008.


DATE: 12/18/08
Description:  ORDER Denying Defendant's Motion for Protective Order.


DATE: 11/21/08
Description:  Pretrial Order #2 on Fact Deposition Discovery.


DATE: 11/05/08
Description:  Pretrial Order #1 on Procedural Issues with Attachment A: CM/ECF Guidelines.


DATE: 10/17/08
Description:  Minutes from Status Conference held on October 17, 2008.


DATE: 10/07/08
Description:  Minutes from Phone Conference held on August 6, 2008.


DATE: 09/30/08
Description:  Order on Joining Plaintiffs from the same Federal Districts in Single Complaints.


DATE: 09/04/08
Description:  Minutes from Status Conference held on September 4, 2008.





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