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12.5.16 Belluck & Fox request for trial assignment of October 2016 IE trial cluster

12.5.16 Special Master - Fogel Recommendation

12.5.16 Consent to Change Counsel - Elizabeth Arden, Inc.

12.2.16 Consent to Change Counsel - Cyprus Amax Minerals Co.

12.2.16 Consent to Change Counsel - Imerys Talc America Inc.

11.30.16 Justice Kern Decision/Order Meirowitz & Wasserberg October 2015 IE Trial Group (Battistoni)

11.28.16 Napoli Shkolnik request for trial assignment of 8 cases (Gisondi, Jelich, Sullivan, Stitt, Tirrito, Hallberg, Blandina, Hellen)

11.28.16 Simmons Hanly Conroy request for trial assignment of April 2016 IE case (Story)

11.28.16 Transfer Order - Levy Konigsberg April 2015 IE (Shulman)

11.28.16 Transfer Order - Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer April 2016 IE (Kern)

11.28.16 Transfer Order - Weitz & Luxenberg April 2016 IE (Madden)

11.23.16 Weitz & Lxuenberg request for trial assignment of February and March 2016 FIFO cases

11.18.16 Transfer Order - Weitz & Luxenberg August 2015 FIFO (Jaffe)



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Defense Counsel Meeting Dates

*Please note that defense counsel meeting dates are now listed on the defendants only section of the website.

Part 11 Rule

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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