General & Case Management Orders

OrderDateSubject
Order No. 128July 19, 2017Regarding New GM's Phase Two Bellwether Plan Category C Replacement Case Selections
OrderJuly 19, 2017
Order No. 127July 12, 2017Regarding the July 6, 2017 Status Conference
Order No. 126July 12, 2017Regarding Common Benefit Order Fund Disbursement
OrderJuly 5, 2017Regarding Juror Strikes
OrderJuly 5, 2017
Opinion and OrderJuly 5, 2017Regarding New GM’s Thirty-Fifth and Thirty-Sixth Motions in Limine
OrderJune 30, 2017ORDER regarding [4172] Tentative Agenda Letter for the July 6, 2017 Status Conference filed by General Motors LLC
Opinion and OrderJune 30, 2017Regarding New GM’s Partial Motion To Dismiss the
Fourth Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint
Opinion and OrderJune 30, 2017Regarding Categorical Deposition Designation Disputes and the Redaction or Admissibility of the Valukas Report and the Statement of Facts
OrderJune 28, 2017
OrderJune 21, 2017
Opinion and OrderJune 9, 2017Regarding the Parties’ Motions in Limine and the Admissibility of Plaintiff’s Other Similar Incident Evidence
Scheduling OrderMay 24, 2017
Scheduling OrderMay 24, 2017
OrderMay 19, 2017
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)
Order No. 124April 26, 2017
Order No. 123April 24, 2017Regarding 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)
OrderApril 10, 2017Order on Motion for Summary Judgment on Successor Liability
Order No. 122February 17, 2017Regarding the February 10, 2017 Status Conference
Common Benefit Order Fund Disbursement OrderFebruary 7, 2017Common Benefit Order Fund Disbursement Order
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)]
Order No. 119December 2, 2016Regarding Absent Class Member Discovery Related to Fourth Amended Consolidated Complaint
Order No. 118November 28, 2016Regarding the Amended Phase Two Bellwether Plan for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases
Order No. 117November 18, 2016Regarding the November 10, 2016 Status Conference
Order No. 116November 9, 2016Regarding the Agenda for the November 10, 2016 Status Conference
Order No. 115October 20, 2016Regarding the October 13, 2016 Status Conference
Order No. 114October 14, 2016Regarding Schedule for Motion Practice and Discovery Related to the Fourth Amended Consolidated Complaint
Order No. 113October 13, 2016Regarding the Motion Practice on Successor Liability Claims in the Fourth Amended Consolidated Complaint
Order No. 112September 19, 2016Regarding the September 7, 2016 Status Conference
Order No. 111August 5, 2016Regarding the July 28, 2016 Status Conference
Order No. 110July 29, 2016Regarding Procedures to Address Plaintiffs Who Fail To Comply With Order No. 108
Opinion and OrderJuly 15, 2016Regarding New GM's Partial Motion to Dismiss the Third Amended Consolidated Class Action Complaint
OrderJuly 14, 2016
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. 108July 13, 2016Regarding Documentation from Personal Injury and Wrongful Death MDL No. 2543 Plaintiffs
OpinionJuly 13, 2016Opinion on Appeal from Judgment
Order No. 107July 7, 2016Regarding the Phase Two Bellwether Plan for Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Cases
Order No. 106June 23, 2016Regarding the June 17, 2016 Status Conference
Order No. 105June 22, 2016Regarding Motions for Admission Pro Hac Vice for Attorneys of Record in Transferred Cases
Order No. 104June 14, 2016Appointing Citibank, N.A. as Escrow Agent over the Common Benefit Order Fund
Order No. 103May 27, 2016Amending the Restrictions on Use of Confidential and Highly Confidential Information
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 No. 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)
Order No. 99May 3, 2016Regarding the April 20, 2016 Status Conference
OrderApril 12, 2016Regarding the Cooper Plaintiffs’ Motions To Remove Lead Counsel and for Reconsideration of the Order Establishing the Qualified Settlement Fund, and the Hilliard and Henry Firms’ Motion for a Protective Order
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
[Proposed] Joint Pretrial OrderMarch 9, 2016
Order No. 97March 3, 2016Regarding Procedures for Exhibits and Demonstratives in Bellwether Trial No. 2 and Future Bellwether Trials
Order No. 96March 1, 2016Regarding the February 23, 2016 Status Conference
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
Order No. 95February 10, 2016Regarding Lance Cooper’s Motions To Remove Co-Lead Counsel and for Reconsideration of the Order Approving the 2015 New GM Ignition Switch Qualified Settlement Fund
OrderFebruary 9, 2016
Order No. 94January 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
Order No. 93January 20, 2016Regarding Motion Practice Concerning the Third Amended Consolidated Complaint
Order No. 92January 14, 2016Regarding the Pending Motion to Dismiss Without Prejudice
Order No. 91January 5, 2016Regarding Revised Pre-Trial Deadlines and Procedures for MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 2-6
Order No. 90December 22, 2015Regarding the December 17, 2015 Status Conference
Order No. 89December 14, 2015Regarding Pre-Trial Deadlines and Procedures for MDL Bellwether Trial Nos. 2-6
Order No. 88December 14, 2015Regarding a Process for Addressing the Treatment of Confidential Evidence at Trial
OrderDecember 11, 2015Order Appointing Daniel J. Balhoff and John W. Perry, Jr. as Joint Special Masters in the Settlement of Certain Cases
Order No. 87December 3, 2015Regarding Privilege Issues During the First Bellwether Trial
Order No. 86December 1, 2015Regarding the November 20, 2015 Status Conference
and Revised Pretrial Deadlines
Opinion and OrderNovember 25, 2015
Order No. 85November 17, 2015Regarding Pretrial Deadlines for the First Bellwether Trial and Pleading Deadlines for the Other Early Trial Cases
Order No. 84November 3, 2015Regarding the Phase Three Plan for Discovery and Motion Practice
Order No. 83October 16, 2015Regarding the October 9, 2015 Status Conference
Order No. 82October 16, 2015
Order No. 81September 25, 2015Regarding Amendment of Certain Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Complaints
Order No. 80September 22, 2015Regarding Preliminary Jury Selection Matters and
Scheduling of the Final Pretrial Conference
Order No. 79September 11, 2015Regarding Pending Motions To Seal, To Dismiss, and To Reinstate Complaints
Order No. 78September 10, 2015Regarding Amendment of Order No. 25 ¶ 50’s Deadlines for MDL Bellwether Trial #1
Order No. 77September 10, 2015Regarding the August 28, 2015 Status Conference
Order No. 76August 28, 2015
Order No. 75August 28, 2015
Opinion and OrderAugust 27, 2015Opinion and Order
Order No. 74August 25, 2015Regarding Discovery of Expert Witness-Related Materials
Memorandum Opinion and OrderAugust 11, 2015Memorandum Opinion and Order
Order No. 73August 7, 2015
Order No. 72August 7, 2015Amending Procedures for Motions to Dismiss and Motions to Vacate Dismissal Brought Pursuant to Order Nos. 25 and 45
Order No. 71August 7, 2015Regarding the Disclosure of Non-Confidential Pretrial Discovery Materials and Amendment to Order No. 10 to Protect the Privacy Interests of Third Parties
Opinion and OrderJuly 24, 2015Opinion and Order
Order No. 70July 15, 2015Regarding Discovery Disputes With Respect to Plaintiffs' Second Set of Consolidated
Order No. 69July 13, 2015Regarding MDL Discovery Coordination Obligation of All Plaintiffs’ Counsel
Order No. 68July 9, 2015
Order No. 67July 6, 2015
Order No. 66July 1, 2015
Order No. 65July 1, 2015
Order No. 64June 30, 2015Regarding the Parties’ Proposed Order Governing Obligations to Pursue Common Discovery in this MDL
Order No. 63June 29, 2015Regarding the Identification of Factual Predicates and Legal Claims in Any Individual Economic Loss Complaints that Are Not Included in the Second Amended Consolidated Complaint Pursuant to Order No. 51
Order No. 62June 29, 2015Timing of Motion Practice On Unique Economic Loss Claims in Reinstated Economic Loss Cases
Order No. 61June 29, 2015Dismissal of Economic Loss Claims Without Prejudice Pursuant to Order No. 50
Order No. 60June 23, 2015Regarding the June 16, 2015 Status Conference
Order No. 59June 18, 2015
Order No. 58June 11, 2015Regarding New GM’s May 26, 2015 Motion to Dismiss Without Prejudice and its June 10, 2015 Motion to Dismiss With Prejudice
Opinion and OrderJune 10, 2015Memorandum & Opinion re: Order No. 50
Order No. 57June 1, 2015Amending the Deposition Cross-Noticing Requirements in Order No. 36
Order No. 56May 27, 2015Regarding New GM's April 29, 2015 Motion to Dismiss With Prejudice
Order No. 55May 27, 2015
Order No. 54May 6, 2015Regarding Motions to Remand Filed in Transferor Courts
Order No. 53May 6, 2015Regarding Lead Counsel's April 22, 2015 Motion to Vacate Dismissal and New GM's April 29, 2015 Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice
Order No. 52May 4, 2015Regarding Qualification of Documents Generated by a Party as Authentic or Business Records
Order No. 51May 1, 2015Regarding the April 24, 2015 Status Conference
Order No. 50April 24, 2015Reconsidering and Amending Order No. 29 Regarding the Effect of the Consolidated Complaints
Order No. 49April 21, 2015
Order No. 48April 17, 2015Protecting Privileged Materials Under Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d)
Order No. 47April 16, 2015
Order No. 46April 6, 2015Governing Deposition Privilege Issues Under Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d)]
Order No. 45March 30, 2015Mechanism and Timetable For Dismissal of
Economic Loss Plaintiffs With Overdue Discovery
Order No. 44March 27, 2015Regarding Certain Discovery Disputes
Order No. 43March 26, 2015Regarding Deposition Sequence and Examination Time
Order No. 42March 26, 2015Establishing Common Benefit Fee and Expense Fund
Order No. 41March 24, 2015
Order No. 40March 24, 2015Regarding Choice-of-Law for Certain Plaintiffs
Order No. 39March 19, 2015Regarding the March 13, 2015 Status Conference
Order No. 38March 11, 2015Regarding Preservation and Accessibility of Documents and Electronic Data
Order No. 37March 3, 2015Regarding Plaintiffs’ Request to Compel Production of Unredacted Documents and To Amend Order No. 10
Order No. 36February 23, 2015Amended Deposition Protocol Order
Order No. 35February 17, 2015Classification System for “Severe” and “Mild to Moderate” Personal Injury Claims
Order No. 34February 6, 2015Regarding the Bellwether Plan's Type of Alleged Defects and Categorization of Claims
Order No. 33January 26, 2015Regarding the January 20, 2015 Status Conference
Opinion & OrderJanuary 15, 2015Opinion and Order
Order No. 32January 14, 2015Deposition Protocol Order
Order No. 31January 14, 2015Regarding the Phase Two Discovery Plan
Order No. 30December 19, 2014Regarding the December 15, 2014 Status Conference
Order No. 29December 18, 2014Regarding the Effect of the Consolidated Complaint
Order No. 28December 12, 2014Regarding Whether to Defer Briefing on Plaintiffs' Post-Sale Consolidated Complaint Until After the Bankruptcy Court Decides the Pending Motions to Enforce
Order No. 27December 1, 2014Regarding the Parties' Joint Management of the Official MDL 2543 Website
Order No. 26November 25, 2014Order Regarding the Production of Personnel Files by General Motors LLC
Opinion & OrderNovember 24, 2014
Order No. 25November 19, 2014Regarding the Selection of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Bellwether Cases and Early Trial Scheduling
Order No. 24November 17, 2014
Order No. 23November 14, 2014Protecting Privileged Materials Under Federal Rule of Evidence 502(d)
Order No. 22November 6, 2014Regarding the November 6, 2014 Status Conference
Order No. 21November 6, 2014
Order No. 20November 3, 2014Regarding the Phase One Discovery Plan
Order No. 19October 15, 2014Regarding Telephonic Access to Court Conferences
Order No. 18October 7, 2014Regarding the October 2, 2014 Status Conference
Order No. 17September 29, 2014Vehicle Inspection Protocol
Order No. 16September 24, 2014Regarding Order No. 15, the Coordination Order
Order No. 15September 24, 2014Joint Coordination Order
Order No. 14September 19, 2014Regarding Discovery and New GM’s Proposed Gatekeeping Order
Order No. 13September 16, 2014Organization of Plaintiffs’
Counsel, Protocols for Common Benefit Work and Expenses
Order No. 12September 10, 2014Regarding the September 4, 2014 Status Conference
Order No. 11September 10, 2014Regarding Production of Documents and Electronic Data
Order No. 10September 10, 2014Protecting Confidentiality and Privileged Materials
Order No. 9August 28, 2014
Order No. 8August 15, 2014
Order No. 7August 7, 2014
Order No. 6August 7, 2014
Order No. 5July 18, 2014
Order No. 4July 10, 2014
Order No. 3July 8, 2014
Order No. 2July 3, 2014
Order No. 1June 24, 2014

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