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The revised AGENDA FOR THE DECEMBER 13, 2012 STATUS CONFERENCE has been reposted on the Orders page.


Due to Hurricane Sandy, the November 15, 2012 status conference has been cancelled.  The next status conference is scheduled for December 13, 2012 at 10:30 a.m.  Read more ......


The AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 25, 2012 STATUS CONFERENCE has been posted on the Orders page.


The Forms section is up and running.  We will be periodically uploading materials to help guide the attorneys in this matter.  We have recently uploaded new materials so please review them.


The Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee has assigned responsibility to each member for oversight of claims coming from specific states.  If you wish to communicate with the PSC, please find your state associated PSC member and begin by contacting your...


This Court had issued instructions that counsel who wished to communicate with the Court should do so by contacting Magistrate Judge Hanna directly or Chris Guidry, the Court's Case Administrator.  However, now that Special Masters, the...


In attempting to provide notice to counsel of record, it has come to the Court's attention that many attorneys' contact information is incorrect. PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CHECK your contact information as reflected in CMI/ECF. Attorneys may change...


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