Bellwether Orders

(Note: Text Orders re Deposition Designations appear at bottom)

OrderDateSubject
OrderJune 20, 2017Regarding the Parties’ Daubert Motions and Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment
OrderMay 19, 2017ORDER denying [3963] Plaintiffs' Letter Motion to Quash Third-Party Subpoena Served on Top Class Actions, LLC ("TCA")
OrderMay 17, 2017Order on Motion in Limine
Order No. 125May 15, 2017Regarding the Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1, 2,
and 5 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 7 (Ward)
Memorandum Opinion and OrderMay 4, 2017Regarding New GM’s Motion in Limine to Exclude Certain Cobalt Conduct Evidence from Bellwether Phase Two, Category C Trials (Motion in Limine No. 32)
Order No. 123April 24, 2017[Regarding Pretrial Deadlines for Bellwether Trial No. 9, Jury Selection Matters, Scheduling of the Final Pretrial Conference, and Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1, 2, 5, and 7 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 9 (Dodson)]
Order No. 121January 30, 2017Regarding New GM’s Phase Two Bellwether Plan Category C Replacement Case Selections
Order No. 120January 25, 2017Regarding Pretrial Deadlines for Bellwether Trial No. 7, Jury Selection Matters, Scheduling of the Final Pretrial Conference, and Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1, 2, and 5 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 7 (Ward)
OrderAugust 31, 2016Regarding the Application of Certain Evidentiary Rulings in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1 and 2 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 5 (Cockram)
Opinion and OrderAugust 18, 2016Regarding the Admissibility of Other Similar Incident Evidence
Opinion and OrderAugust 18, 2016Regarding the Parties' Remaining Motions in Limine
Opinion and OrderAugust 15, 2016
Opinion and OrderAugust 1, 2016Regarding the Parties’ Daubert Motions and Plaintiff’s Motion in Limine No. 4
Memorandum Opinion and OrderJuly 22, 2016Regarding Plaintiff’s First and Second Motions in Limine
Order No. 109July 13, 2016Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1 and 2 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 6 (Norville)
Order No. 107July 7, 2016Regarding the Phase Two Bellwether Plan for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases
Order No. 102May 10, 2016Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1 and 2 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 5 (Cockram)
Order No. 101May 3, 2016Regarding Pretrial Deadlines for Bellwether Trial No. 6, Jury Selection Matters, Scheduling of the Final Pretrial Conference, and Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1 and 2 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 6 (Norville)
Order 100May 3, 2016Regarding Pretrial Deadlines for Bellwether Trial No. 5, Jury Selection Matters, Scheduling of the Final Pretrial Conference, and Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1 and 2 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 5 (Cockram)
Final JudgmentApril 5, 2016
OrderApril 4, 2016Regarding the Trial Date for Bellwether Trial No. 4
Memorandum OpinionApril 1, 2016
OrderMarch 30, 2016
OrderMarch 29, 2016
Order No. 98March 14, 2016Regarding Pretrial Deadlines for Bellwether Trial No. 3 (Yingling), Jury Selection Matters, Scheduling of the Final Pretrial Conference, and Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 1 and 2 to MDL Bellwether Trial No. 3
Memorandum Opinion and OrderMarch 8, 2016Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes and the Redaction or Admissibility of the Valukas Report, the Statement of Facts, and the Path Forward Report
OrderMarch 7, 2016
Opinion and OrderMarch 3, 2016
Order No. 97March 3, 2016Regarding Procedures for Exhibits and Demonstratives in Bellwether Trial No. 2 and Future Bellwether Trials
Opinion and OrderFebruary 25, 2016Regarding New GM’s Motion for Partial Summary Judgment, the Admissibility of Evidence Relating to Airbag Non-Deployment, and Other Similar Incident Evidence
OrderJanuary 27, 2016Regarding Pretrial Deadlines for Bellwether Trial No. 2, Jury Selection Matters, Scheduling of the Final Pretrial Conference, and Application of Certain Pretrial Orders in Bellwether Trial No. 1 to Bellwether Trial No. 2
Stipulation of DismissalJanuary 22, 2016Stipulation of Dismissal Under Fed. R. Civ. P. 41
OrderJanuary 7, 2016
OrderJanuary 7, 2016Regarding Written Juror Questionnaire
OrderJanuary 6, 2016Regarding New GM’s Objections to Excerpts from the Valukas Report
OrderJanuary 6, 2016Regarding New GM’s Objections to Excerpts from the DPA Statement of Facts
Order No. 91January 5, 2016Regarding Revised Pre-Trial Deadlines and Procedures for MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 2-6
Memorandum Opinion and OrderJanuary 4, 2016
Opinion and OrderDecember 30, 2015
Memorandum Opinion and OrderDecember 29, 2015Regarding New GM’s Nineteenth Motion in Limine and a Factual Error in the Court’s Ruling on New GM’s Sixteenth Motion in Limine
Opinion and OrderDecember 29, 2015
Opinion and OrderDecember 29, 2015Regarding Plaintiff’s Fourth and Seventh Motions in Limine and New GM’s Amended Second Motion in Limine
Memorandum Opinion and OrderDecember 28, 2015Regarding the Admissibility of Other Similar Incident Evidence
Memorandum Opinion and OrderDecember 16, 2015Regarding Plaintiff’s Fifth Motion in Limine
Order No. 89December 14, 2015Regarding Pre-Trial Deadlines and Procedures for MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 2-6
Opinion and OrderDecember 9, 2015Regarding New GM’s Twelfth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth Motions in Limine and Plaintiff’s Third Motion in Limine
Opinion and OrderDecember 7, 2015Regarding New GM’s Sixteenth, Seventeenth, and Eighteenth Motions in Limine
Order No. 87December 3, 2015Regarding Privilege Issues During the First Bellwether Trial
Memorandum Opinion and OrderDecember 3, 2015Regarding New GM’s Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Motions in Limine
Opinion and OrderNovember 30, 2015Regarding New GM’s First, Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Motions in Limine
OrderNovember 25, 2015
OrderNovember 24, 2015Regarding the Location of the First Bellwether Trial
Memorandum and OrderNovember 23, 2015
Order No. 85November 17, 2015Regarding Pretrial Deadlines for the First Bellwether Trial and Pleading Deadlines for the Other Early Trial Cases
Order No. 78September 10, 2015Regarding Amendment of Order No. 25 ¶ 50’s Deadlines for MDL Bellwether Trial #1
Order No. 34February 6, 2015Regarding the Bellwether Plan's Type of Alleged Defects and Categorization of Claims
Order No. 25November 19, 2014Regarding the Selection of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Bellwether Cases and Early Trial Scheduling
Text Orders re Deposition Designations
OrderMay 24, 2016ORDER granting [2888] Letter Motion for Leave to File a Third Amended Complaint and for an Extension of Time to Answer
OrderMay 6, 2016ORDER granting [2819] Letter re: Motion to Quash Non-Party Subpoena and [2831] Motion to Seal
OrderMarch 28, 2016ORDER granting in part and reserving in part on [2602] Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law
OrderMarch 22, 2016ORDER with respect to [2428] Deposition Designations for Lori Queen
OrderMarch 21, 2016ORDER with respect to [2428], [2471], and [2498] Deposition Designations Disputes for Michael Benoit, Wesley Clark, Mary Fitch, Maria Frank, and Harry Vorhaben
OrderMarch 21, 2016ORDER with respect to [2592] and [2594] Letters Concerning the Deposition Designations for Dr. Stacey Vial
OrderMarch 20, 2016ORDER with respect to [2428] and [2582] Deposition Designations for Stacey Vial
OrderMarch 20, 2016ORDER with respect to [2579] JOINT LETTER re: Exhibits and Demonstratives for Cahill
OrderMarch 20, 2016ORDER with respect to [2428] and [2580] Deposition Designations for David Kramer, Paulette Manuel, Glenda Philson, and Renee Rankins
OrderMarch 16, 2016ORDER with respect to [2428] Deposition Designations for Gary Altman, Erik Mattson, and Jaclyn Palmer
OrderMarch 14, 2016ORDER with respect to [2428] Deposition Designations for Arturo Alcala, Ray DeGiorgio, Doug Parks, and John Sprague
OrderFebruary 23, 2016ORDER with respect to [2215] [2217] [2221] [2223] [2231] Plaintiffs' Motions in Limine
OrderJanuary 25, 2016ORDER granting [2175] Letter Motion for Extension of Time for Plaintiffs' OSI Disclosures
OrderJanuary 20, 2016Order with respect to [2153] and [2154] Letters Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes for Sussanna Farley
OrderJanuary 19, 2016Order with respect to [2137] and [2138] Letters Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes for Jaclyn Palmer and Michael Millikin
OrderJanuary 19, 2016Order with respect to [2137] and [2138] Letters Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes for Jaclyn Palmer and Michael Millikin
OrderJanuary 19, 2016Order with respect to [2130] and [2131] Letters Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes for John Sprague, Arturo Alcala, and David Carey
OrderJanuary 19, 2016Order with respect to [2130] and [2131] Letters Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes for John Sprague, Arturo Alcala, and David Carey
OrderJanuary 19, 2016Order with respect to [2130] and [2131] Letters Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes for John Sprague, Arturo Alcala, and David Carey
OrderJanuary 19, 2016Order Denying [2120] Motion to Seal
OrderJanuary 19, 2016Order with respect to [2118] and [2119] Letters Regarding Alberto Manzor Deposition Designation Disputes
OrderJanuary 18, 2016Order With Respect to [2120] Motion to Seal
OrderJanuary 14, 2016Order with respect to [2101] and [2102] Letters Regarding the Deposition Designations for Laura Andres and Brian Thompson
OrderJanuary 12, 2016Order with respect to [2070] and [2071] Letters Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes
OrderJanuary 12, 2016Order with respect to [2070] and [2071] Letters Regarding Deposition Designation Disputes
OrderJanuary 10, 2016Order with respect to [2040] and [2047] Letters Concerning Deposition Designation Disputes

14-MD-2543 (JMF) and 14-MC-2543 (JMF)