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11.25.15 October 2015 and April 2016 In Extremis Cluster Lists and Discovery Schedules (Updated)

11.25.15 Plaintiffs’ Affirmation and Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Quash and For a Protective Order

11.25.15 Consent to Change Attorney - Cerro Wire LLC - Kerite LLC - Perfection Hy-Test Company - RSCC Wire and Cable LLC a/k/a Rocksbestos

11.24.15 Consent to Change Attorney - Velan Steam Trap Corporation

11.24.15 Consent to Change Attorney - Velan Valve Corp.

11.24.15 Justice Kern - Order re April 2015 IE Trial Group 1 (Belluck & Fox)

11.24.15 Defense objections to Non Weitz/Non Early April 2016 cases

11.23.15 Defense objections to Early Law Firm April 2016 cases

11.18.15 OSC to Quash Sarcella Subpoena and for Stay of Deposition

11.13.15 Transfer Order - Karst & von Oiste LLP April 2015 In Extremis (Shulman)

11.6.15 Justice Kern - Order re Oct 2013/Apr 2014 IE Trial Group 3 (Williams Law Firm)

11.2.15 Meirowitz & Wasserberg request for trial assignment of October 2015 IE cases

10.28.15 Transfer Orders - Weitz & Luxenberg March May June 2014 FIFO (Kern)

10.27.15 Justice Kern - Order re October 2013 IE case Birrell #190105/13(Williams Law Firm)




Welcome to the New York City Asbestos Litigation Website* where you can find information on dates and deadlines, depositions, download the latest settlement conference schedules, and access a library of trial cluster and preparation lists.

WebCivil Supreme online access link. WebCivil provides online access to information about cases in Civil Supreme Court in all 62 counties of New York State. You may search for cases by Index Number or the name of the Plaintiff or Defendant, look up cases by Attorney/Firm name, and view Calendars for each court. With our eTrack case tracking service you can receive email updates and appearance reminders for Civil Supreme Court cases.

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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.




*NYCAL.NET is a fee for use cost share arrangement with all firms participating in the litigation. Contact the Web Administrator for further information.