There will be an additional defense counsel meeting at Wilson Elser tomorrow, March 26, 2015 at 11:00 am.
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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:
- March 26, 2015 - Additional meeting @ 11:00 am at Wilson Elser
- April 1, 2015
- May 6, 2015
- June 3, 2015
- July 1, 2015
- August 5, 2015
- September 2, 2015
- October 7, 2015
- November 4, 2015
- December 2, 2015
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
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.
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.
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:
THIS IS AN ASBESTOS MATTER
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.
- Duties and Responsibilities of the NYCAL Special Master
- CMO Amendment Re: Special Master Reappointment
- Supplemental CMO Amendment Re: Special Master
- Recommendation of the Special Master re co worker Privilege
- Settlement Strategies I
- Settlement Strategies II
- Settlement Conference Protocol
- Orders to Show Cause
- Punitive Damages Decision
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