This is the official file repository¹, calendaring² and information sharing web service for the New York City Asbestos Litigation (NYCAL). NYCAL.NET is a subscription based website service provided to all parties in the New York City asbestos litigation. Users will be required to sign up for a member subscription to access calendar and document content. Please see Member Services for more information and to subscribe.
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.
¹File repository contains, but is not limited to, the following: appellate court rulings, bankruptcies, cluster lists and discovery schedules, consents to change attorney, case management order and exhibits, memorandum, plaintiff death notifications, Special Master recommendations, trial judge transfer and decision orders.
²Calendaring includes discovery and other deposition scheduling as well as trial judge and Special Master imposed due dates, deadlines and court appearances.