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01.10.17 Pretrial Order in the August 2015 FIFO Cluster (Bartlett) (W&L) (Jaffe)

01.10.17 Pretrial Order in the March 2015 FIFO Cluster (Adesso) (W&L) (Jaffe)

01.10.17 Pretrial Order in the Fortunato matter (Index No. 190381/15) (Jaffe)

01.10.17 Simmon Hanly Conroy request for trial assignment of October 2016 IE trial cluster

01.05.17 April 2016 & April 2017 In Extremis Clusters (Updated)

01.04.17 Transfer Order - Weitz & Luxenberg September/November 2015 FIFO (Jaffe)

01.04.17 Transfer Order - The Williams Law Firm May 2015 FIFO (Kern)

01.04.17 Consent to Change Counsel - Colgate-Palmolive Company in the Arazosa matter

12.19.16 Special Master Reappointment

12.15.16 The Early Law Firm: Defendants' Objections to April 2017 IE Cluster (updated)

12.14.16 Transfer Order - Levy Konigsberg October 2016 IE (Jaffe)

12.13.16 Consent to Change Counsel - American International Industries

12.12.16 Consent to Change Counsel - Jenkins Bros.



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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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