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10.23.14 Transfer Order and Filed & Executed Stipulation of Dismissal - Weitz & Luxenberg November 2013 FIFO Group

10.21.14 Consent to Change Attorney: Milton Roy Company

10.21.14 Early Law Firm request for trial assignment of October 2014 In Extremis and trial ready FIFO cases

10.20.14 Weitz & Luxenberg request for trial assignment of October 2014 In Extremis cases

10.20.14 Transfer Order and Filed & Executed Stipulation of Dismissal - Weitz & Luxenberg August 2014 FIFO Group. Revised Andreeff #113144/99 Order

10.15.14 November 2015 and February 2016 FIFO Cluster and Discovery Schedules now available

10.07.14 Justice Kern Order re Weitz & Luxenberg October 2013 Trial Group 2

10.03.14 Notice of Bankruptcy - Reichhold, Inc.

10.03.14 Justice Shulman Consolidation Order - (Sullivan #190044/13) and separate trials of Herlihy and Devine - Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer

10.02.14 Justice Jaffe Consolidation Order – April 2012 IE (Saint/Stumme) and Oct. 2012 IE (Morales/Fordham) – Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer 

09.25.14 October 2014 In Extremis Trial Cluster and Discovery Schedule (status updates)

09.25.14 Transfer Order - Karst & von Oiste March 2014 FIFO

09.10.14 Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP request for trial assignment of September 2014 FIFO cases.



Welcome to the New York City Asbestos Litigation Website* where you can find information on dates and deadlines, depositions, download the latest settlement conference schedules, and access a library of trial cluster and preparation lists.

WebCivil Supreme online access link. WebCivil provides online access to information about cases in Civil Supreme Court in all 62 counties of New York State. You may search for cases by Index Number or the name of the Plaintiff or Defendant, look up cases by Attorney/Firm name, and view Calendars for each court. With our eTrack case tracking service you can receive email updates and appearance reminders for Civil Supreme Court cases.

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Defense Counsel Meeting

The monthly NYCAL defense meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of every month (unless otherwise noted) at 10:00 am  at Wilson Elser on the following dates:

It is requested that individuals knowledgeable about the goings on in the litigation attend in order to make the meetings more meaningful.

Part 11 Rule New

All papers, letters, documents  etc. to the Court must state, under the index number, information identifying the cluster including the plaintiff’s law firm, and, if the papers are submitted in connection with a motion, the motion sequence number.

In addition, cover letters should state the adjourn date, if any, for the particular case or cases.

Mandatory E-Filing

Pursuant to Administrative Order, electronic filing will become mandatory in all asbestos cases that are commenced in New York County Supreme Court on or after February 27, 2012.

(See Notice to the Bar Regarding Mandatory E-Filing)

Justice Heitler will still be requiring working copies of all motion papers.

New Filing Requirements for NYCAL Asbestos Cases
(Initial Filing Only)

Effective 9/2/08, every NYCAL asbestos case filed must have an 8 1/2 x 11 cover sheet with the words:


The Clerk's Office will be assigning a special series of index numbers to all NYCAL cases which will enable the Court to keep track of filings.

Hand deliver all subpoenas to Room 412. All NOSJMs should be brought to Room 412 Wednesdays of each week only.




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