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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

  Third Amended Order Establishing Policies and Procedures 4/5/2022

  General Order Regarding Reassignment of Related Cases

  General Order Regarding Notice Procedure 10/7/2016

  General Order Regarding Notice Procedure and Filing in Master Docket 5/5/2021

  Scheduling Order - 5/22/2020

  Revised Second Amended Order Regarding Case Categorization Forms 5/7/19

  Order Regarding Service to Counsel of Record 6/20/2019

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:

Laura Townsend, Deputy in Charge, New Albany Division
(812) 542-4511,

For Scheduling & Other Information:

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