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Last Updated: July 18, 2013

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DATE: 07/18/13
ORDER: ORDER - The Court orders $50,000.00 of remaining funds in the MDL Trust account that are appropriate for cy pres distribution to be awarded to the Washburn Center for Children.

DATE: 12/16/10
ORDER: ORDER - Qualified Protective Order. Relates to "All Actions". Signed by Judge Richard H. Kyle on 12/16/2010.

DATE: 12/16/10
ORDER: ORDER - relates to "All Actions". Signed by Judge Richard H. Kyle on 12/16/2010.

DATE: 11/04/09
ORDER: ORDER - ORDER for Dismissal with Prejudice as to Sybil Galloway, CV 07-494 JMR/AJB. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on 11/4/2009.

DATE: 07/20/09
ORDER: ORDER - ORDER ADOPTING [1320] Report and Recommendation as to Carlile v. Medtronic, Inc., 07-CV-3899.

DATE: 07/20/09
ORDER: ORDER - ORDER for Dismissal with Prejudice granting [1334] Plaintiff's Motion for Dismissal of Settled Case re Marsingill v Medtronic, 08-CV-504

DATE: 07/20/09
ORDER: ORDER - ORDER ADOPTING [1319] Report and Recommendation as to Vaughn v. Medtronic, Inc., 06-CV-3696.

DATE: 06/29/09
ORDER: ORDER - Order of Dismissal with Prejudice as to Vallota v Medtronic, 07-CV-3278.

DATE: 06/29/09
ORDER: ORDER - Order of Dismissal with Prejudice as to Plaintiff Albert Dulock, 07-CV-4927.

DATE: 06/22/09
ORDER: ORDER - Order adopting R&R as to Cv. 06-3690, Lee, et al v Medtronic, Inc.

DATE: 06/22/09
ORDER: ORDER - Order adopting R&R as to Cv. 07-569, Centers, et al v Medtronic. Inc.

DATE: 06/13/09
ORDER: ORDER - ORDER ON ALLOCATION as to individual case 07-CV-3278.

DATE: 06/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Order Dismissing Plaintiff Thomas Schwab with Prejudice.

DATE: 03/31/09
ORDER: ORDER - Order re Motion to Dismiss without Prejudice.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Order re Motion to Dismiss without Prejudice.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Order for Dismissal Without Prejudice.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Granting Motion to Dismiss.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 03/11/09
ORDER: ORDER - Suggesting Remand.

DATE: 12/18/08
ORDER: ORDER - Granting Motion for Dissolution of MDL 1726 (MDL CLOSED).

DATE: 12/18/08
ORDER: ORDER - Adopting R&R #1243.

DATE: 12/11/08
ORDER: ORDER - relates to all clients represented by Charles H. Johnson.

DATE: 12/09/08
ORDER: ORDER allowing disbursement of settlement proceeds for eligible claimants and related matters.

DATE: 12/09/08
ORDER: Report and Recommendation approving charitable donation from attorneys' fees fund.

DATE: 11/10/08
ORDER: ORDER on Common Benefit Attorney Fees; Adopting 1221, Special Master's Report and Recommendation on Common Benefit Attorneys' Fees.

DATE: 10/20/08
ORDER: R&R - Special Master's Report and Recommendation on Common Benefit Attorney Fees.

DATE: 09/29/08
ORDER: ORDER ON MOTION FOR LEAVE TO OBJECT AND APPROVING CRC ALLOCATION. Adopting 1217 Report and Recommendation; granting 1215 Motion for Leave to Object to Settlement Allocation Beyond the Deadline. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on 9/22/2008.

DATE: 09/08/08
ORDER: ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS for 1046 Report and Recommendation. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on 9/8/08.

DATE: 08/22/08
ORDER: Minutes - August 20, 2008 Hearing.

DATE: 08/19/08
ORDER: ORDER ON STIPULATION REGARDING CONTENTS OF THE RECORD. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on 8/18/2008.

DATE: 08/19/08
ORDER: ORDER ON STIPULATION REGARDING CONTENTS OF THE RECORD. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on 8/18/2008.

DATE: 08/15/08
ORDER: ORDER ADOPTING 1025 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS; and denying 1128 plaintiff's objections. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on August 14, 2008.

DATE: 08/14/08
ORDER: ORDER for Disbursements of Settlement Funds to Pay Administrative Costs.

DATE: 08/12/08
ORDER: ORDER Adopt 1184 Report and Recommendation in case 0:05-md-01726-JMR-AJB. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on August 12, 2008. Associated Cases: 0:05-md-01726-JMR-AJB et al.

DATE:07/31/08
ORDER: Report and Recommendation for Partial Disbursement of Settlement Funds..
ATTACHMENT: Attachment A to Report and Recommendation - Claimant list for Partial Disbursements.

DATE:07/31/08
ORDER: Order for Disbursement of Settlement Funds to Pay Administrative Costs.

DATE:07/30/08
ORDER: ORDER ON ALLOCATIONS Re: CRC Award Objections. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on 7/30/2008.

DATE:07/30/08
ORDER: Order Sealing Invoice for Claims.

DATE:07/22/08
ORDER: ORDER THAT: 1. The compromised settlement described in the Petition is approved; and 2. Petitioner Catherine Piper is authorized and directed to distribute the settlement as set forth in the Petition. Signed by Magistrate Judge Arthur J. Boylan on 7/21/08.

DATE:07/17/08
ORDER: ORDER granting 1007-Motion to Amend; granting 1007-Motion to Substitute Party. Eric Shane DeLong added. Signed by Magistrate Judge Arthur J. Boylan on 7/17/08.

DATE:07/17/08
ORDER: ORDER on Disbursements of Third Party Payor Settlement Proceeds re: 1147 Report and Recommendation. Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on 7/16/2008

DATE:07/17/08
ORDER: Amended Order Regarding Motion for Preliminary Approval of Common Benefit Attorney's Fees.

DATE:07/15/08
ORDER: REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION ON DISBURSEMENT OF THIRD PARTY PAYOR SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS. Signed by Magistrate Judge Arthur J. Boylan on 7/15/08.

DATE:07/09/08
ORDER: ORDER ON ALLOCATIONS re (1025 in 0:05-md-01726-JMR-AJB). Signed by Judge James M. Rosenbaum on 7/9/08. Associated Cases: 0:05-md-01726-JMR-AJB et al.

DATE:07/02/08
ORDER: MINUTES - Motion for Partial Disbursement of Settlement Proceeds.

DATE:06/10/08
ORDER: ORDER Regarding Motion for Preliminary Approval of Common Benefit Attorney's Fees.

DATE:06/04/08
ORDER: SEALING ORDER AND ORDER ON SERVICE OF REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION FOR OBJECTING CLAIMANTS. Signed by Magistrate Judge Arthur J. Boylan on 6/3/08.

DATE:06/03/08
ORDER: REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION that each claimant set forth on the attached chart, Attachment A, receive the base allocation and EIF award as indicated on that chart. This recommendation is based on the recommendations of the Claims Review Committee and the Claim Forms submitted. These recommendations are also based on the Summary Term Sheet attached as Exhibit B to this Courts January 14, 2008 Order and the criteria set forth in that Term Sheet. re 731 Order. Signed by Magistrate Judge Arthur J. Boylan on 6/3/08. (Attachments: #1.)

DATE: 05/27/08
ORDER: ORDER Regarding Review of Claims of Non-objecting Claimants.

DATE: 05/13/08
ORDER: ORDER Appointing Common Benefit Attorneys' Fees Committee.

DATE: 05/12/08
ORDER: ORDER Regarding Stipulation Regarding Settlement Accounts

DATE: 04/08/08
ORDER: ORDER Adopting Lien Certification

DATE: 04/08/08
ORDER: ORDER re: Objections to recommendation

DATE: 04/01/08
ORDER: ORDER. Signed by Chief Judge James M. Rosenbaum on April 1, 2008.
(Attachments: # 1 Appendix A, # 2 Appendix B, # 3 Appendix C, # 4 Appendix D, # 5 Appendix E)


DATE: 03/20/08
ORDER: Order Regarding  EIF Recommendations and Setting Deadline to Object to Recommendations..

DATE: 03/13/08
ORDER: Order regarding Non-EIF Recommendations and Setting Deadline to Object to Recommendations

DATE: 03/11/08
ORDER: Mandate from 8th Circuit Court of Appeals as to Stubblefield v Medtronic

DATE: 02/29/08
ORDER: Addendum #7 to Amended Order.

DATE: 02/28/08
ORDER: Conditional Remand Order

DATE: 02/27/08
ORDER: Qualified Protective Order

DATE: 02/15/08
ORDER: Order Withdrawing Previously Filed Emergency Motion as to Plaintiff Kavalir

DATE: 02/07/08
ORDER: Addendum #5 to Amended Suggestion for Remand.

DATE: 01/23/08
ORDER: Order for Suggestion of Remand

DATE: 02/12/08
ORDER: Order Adopting Claims Review Committee and Adoption of Settlement Claims Review Protocol

DATE: 01/14/08
ORDER: Order for Approval of Allocation and Resolution Process

DATE: 11/14/07
ORDER: Order Cancelling Status Conference

DATE: 11/05/07
ORDER: Addendum #6 to Amended Order

DATE: 10/23/07
ORDER: Order of Dismissal Without Prejudice as to Plaintiff Smith

DATE: 10/22/07
ORDER: Order to Vacate Addendum #4 to Amended Order and Reinstate the Claim of Plaintiff Winter.

DATE: 10/19/07
ORDER: Order Granting Motion to Dismiss Claims

DATE: 10/02/07
ORDER: Addendum #5 to Amended Order

DATE: 10/02/07
ORDER: Addendum #4 to Amended Suggestion for Remand

DATE: 09/21/07
ORDER: Order granting motion to withdraw as counsel

DATE: 09/15/07
ORDER: Addendum #4 to Amended Order

DATE: 08/24/07
ORDER: Addendum #3 to Amended Suggestion for Remand.

DATE: 08/24/07
ORDER: Addendum #3 to Amended Order

DATE: 08/13/07
ORDER: Separation of Claims and Conditional Remand Order

DATE: 07/13/07
ORDER: Addendum #2 to Amended Suggestion for Remand

DATE: 07/13/07
ORDER: Addendum #2 to Amended Order.

DATE: 06/26/07
ORDER: Order to Vacate Order for Reassignment and Reinstate the Claims of Plaintiff Waiver

DATE: 06/19/07
ORDER: Order granting motion to substitute party

DATE: 06/07/07
ORDER: Fourth Amended Pretrial Scheduling Order

DATE: 05/24/07
ORDER: Order on Experts and Deposition Limits.

DATE: 05/22/07
ORDER: Order on experts and deposition limits

DATE: 05/21/07
ORDER: Order re: Change of Date for Bellwether strike process

DATE: 05/18/07
ORDER: Minutes from Monthly Status Conference

DATE: 05/07/07
ORDER: Addendum #1 to Amended Suggestion for Remand

DATE: 05/07/07
ORDER: Addendum #1 to Amended Order

DATE: 05/02/07
ORDER: Third Amended Pretrial Scheduling Order

DATE: 05/02/07
ORDER: Order regarding Plaintiff Fact Sheets, Bellwether Case Selection,
Contention Discovery and Document Production.


DATE: 04/23/07
ORDER: Amended Order Adopting Adopting Report and Recommendation

DATE: 04/20/07
ORDER: Minutes from Monthly Status Conference

DATE: 04/13/07
ORDER: Order Adopting Report and Recommendation

DATE: 04/13/07
ORDER: Report and Recommendation Regarding scope of 05-1726 Addendum No. 1

DATE: 04/12/07
ORDER: Second Amended Pretrial Scheduling Order

DATE: 04/12/07
ORDER: Amended Order on Bellwether Actions

DATE:04/03/07
ORDER: Order Granting Motion to Amend/Correct

DATE:04/02/07
ORDER: Order Granting Motion to Withdraw as Counsel

DATE:03/23/07
ORDER: Order Denying Motions

DATE:03/08/07
ORDER: Suggestion for Remand

DATE:03/08/07
ORDER: Order Granting Motion to Substitute Party

DATE:03/07/07
ORDER: Report and Recommendation Regarding scope of 05-1726

DATE:03/07/07
ORDER: Amended Pretrial Scheduling Order

DATE:03/07/07
ORDER: Order on Bellwether actions

DATE:03/06/07
ORDER: Order Concerning Submission of Reports to Plaintiff's Liaison Counsel

DATE:03/02/07
ORDER: Order Regarding Filing Issues

DATE:03/02/07
ORDER: Attachment A - Filing Issues Order

DATE:02/22/07
ORDER: Order Regarding Authorizations for Release of Plaintiff's Records

DATE: 02/22/07
ORDER: Minutes from 02/21/07 Monthly Status Conference

DATE: 02/09/07
ORDER: ORDER on Fact Sheets

DATE: 02/09/07
ORDER: ORDER Regarding Defendant's contacts with Plaintiff's treating physicians

DATE: 02/09/07
ORDER: Pretrial Scheduling Order

DATE: 02/05/07
ORDER: Second Amended Order establishing protocol for testing regarding
devices in plaintiffs' possession.


DATE: 02/01/07
ORDER: Amended Order for the Preservation of Evidence

DATE: 02/01/07
ORDER: Amended Order Establishing Protocol for Testing Regarding Devices
 in Plaintiffs' Possession.


DATE: 01/25/07
ORDER: Minutes from 01/25/07 Status Conference

DATE: 01/08/07
ORDER: Order from 11/28/06

DATE: 01/08/07
ORDER: Order re Motion for Leave to Amend Complaint and Substitute Parties

DATE: 01/08/07
ORDER: Consolidated Filing by Plaintiffs

DATE: 01/08/07
ORDER: Order Establishing Protocol for Testing Regarding Devices in Plaintiffs' Possession

DATE: 01/08/07
ORDER: Order - Providing Documents to Pro Se Plaintiffs

DATE: 01/05/07
ORDER: Minutes from 01/05/07 Hearing

DATE: 12/22/06
ORDER: Minutes from 12/21 Monthly Status Conference

DATE: 11/28/06
ORDER: Order Denying Motion for Summary Judgment

DATE: 10/19/07
ORDER: Minutes from 10/19 Monthly Status Conference

DATE: 09/22/06
ORDER: Order Granting Motion to Intervene.

DATE: 08/30/06
ORDER: Order Concerning the Plaintiff's Steering Committee

DATE: 08/23/06
ORDER: Order Granting Motion to Intervene.

DATE: 07/17/06
ORDER: Order to Strike Letter to Court.

DATE: 07/10/06
ORDER: Order Referring Motions to Magistrate Judge.

DATE: 06/26/06
ORDER: Order: Plaintiff's Request for Early Court Intervention for Discovery

DATE: 06/22/076
ORDER: Minutes from 6/22 Monthly Status Conference

DATE: 06/05/06
ORDER: Order Concerning the Plaintiff's Steering Committee

DATE: 06/02/06
ORDER: Order Re: Service of Summons and Complaint by Adoption Form

DATE: 06/01/06
ORDER: Order Affirming the Magistrate's Order

DATE: 05/23/06
ORDER: Stipulation and Order

DATE: 05/18/06
ORDER: Order on Motion for Plaintiff to be Included in Alternative Dispute

Resolution Matters and Two Unresolved Discovery Issues

DATE: 05/18/06
ORDER: Monthly Status Conference and Plaintiff's Motion to be Included in

Alternative Dispute Resolution Minutes

DATE: 05/01/06
ORDER: Amended Notice

DATE: 05/24/06
ORDER: Minutes from 4/24 Telephone Conference

DATE: 04/21/06
ORDER: Deposition Guidelines

DATE: 04/20/06
ORDER: Minutes from Monthly Status Conference

DATE: 04/06/06
ORDER: Order on Request for Reconsideration

DATE: 04/03/06
ORDER: Order on Motion for Protective Order

DATE: 03/24/06
ORDER: Order on Motion to Compel Discovery

DATE: 03/19/06
ORDER: Order on Complaint by Adoption Form

DATE: 03/17/06
ORDER: Minutes from Monthly Status Conference

DATE: 03/17/06
ORDER: Third Party Subpoenas

DATE: 03/09/06
ORDER: Civil Motion Hearing Minutes

DATE: 02/16/06
ORDER: Civil Motion Hearing Minutes

DATE: 02/10/06
ORDER: Pretrial Order No. 3

DATE: 01/30/06
ORDER: Order (Informal Telephone Conference)

DATE: 01/24/06
ORDER: Pretrial Order No. 2 Designation of Lead Counsel

DATE: 01/24/06
ORDER: Protective Order

DATE: 01/23/06
ORDER: Order for the Preservation of Evidence

DATE: 01/20/06
ORDER: Pretrial Order

DATE: 01/20/06
ORDER: Memorandum Attached to Pretrial Order

DATE: 01/20/06
ORDER: MDL Order Setting Initial Conference

DATE: 12/16/05
ORDER: Attachment A - List of Cases

DATE: 12/16/05
ORDER: Attachment B - Service List

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