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MDL No. 2570 IN RE: Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1407, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) has transferred a number of actions to the Southern District of Indiana, assigned to Judge Richard L. Young and Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings. The Plaintiffs allege defect in Cook Medical's IVC filter, a medical device placed in the inferior vena cava to catch blood clots and stop them from traveling to the heart or lungs. The cases generally allege defective design, misrepresentation in marketing, and failure to warn doctors and patients.

The Southern District of Indiana's Master Case is:  1:14-ml-2570-RLY-TAB   (PACER access required)

Selected, Substantive Orders/Entries in MDL 2570  (Free public access)

  JPML Transfer Order & Schedule of Transferred Cases

  Schedule A -- Member Case List  (Updated on 1/12/2018)

  Amended Order Establishing Policies and Procedures

  General Order Regarding Reassignment of Related Cases

  General Order Regarding Notice Procedure

  Scheduling Order - 1/10/2018

Case Management Plan and Orders


JPML Case:  MDL No. 2570  (PACER access required)        JPML Rules & Resources


Court Contacts for MDL 2570:

For assistance with E-Filing & Docketing Questions:

Jennifer Theobald, Case Administrator, New Albany Division
(812) 542-4513

For Scheduling & Other Information:

Amy Holtz, Courtroom Deputy for Magistrate Judge Tim A. Baker
(317) 229-3707