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09.26.16 October 2016 In Extremis Cluster List and Discovery Schedule (Updated)

09.22.16 Wilentz request for trial assignment of April 2016 IE case (Grimm)

09.19.16 Weitz & Luxenberg request for trial assignment of September and November 2015 FIFO cases

09.13.16 Consent to Change Counsel - Cameron International Corporation

09.13.16 Weitz & Luxenberg request for trial assignment of April 2016 IE cases

09.08.16 Justice Kern Decision/Order Simmons Hanly Conroy April 2015 IE Trial Group

08.23.16 Levy Konigsberg request for trial assignment of April 2016 IE Case (Brandt)

08.18.16 Consent to Change Counsel - Troy Belting and Supply Company

08.18.16 Notice of Filing Bankruptcy - Waterman Steamship Corp. and Central Gulf Lines, Inc.

08.17.16 Justice Kern Decision/Order Belluck & Fox April 2015 IE Trial Group 3

08.03.16 Weitz & Luxenberg Filed & Executed Stipulation of Dismissals ( Weitz August 2015 FIFO, September 2015 FIFO, June 2015 FIFO, September 2014 FIFO, June 2014 FIFO, May 2014 FIFO, March 2014 FIFO, May 2016 FIFO, November 2015 FIFO, November 2014 FIFO)

08.03.16 September 2017 FIFO Cluster and Discovery Schedule



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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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