In Re: Prempro Products et al

Filing 2182

CONDITIONAL TRANSFER ORDER (CTO-174) from the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation that the three (3) actions listed in this Order, now pending in District of Minnesota (1); Eastern District of Missouri (1); and District of Nebraska (1), are transferred to the Eastern District of Arkansas as part of MDL 1507. Signed by Clerk of Panel on 12/22/09. (Attachments: # 1 Transfer Letter/Service Lists).(mkf)

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By Jakeia Mells on Dec 22, 2009 UNITED STATES JUDICIAL PANEL on MULTIDISTRICT LITIGATION Dec 07, 2009 IN RE: PREMPRO PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION MDL No. 1507 (SEE ATTACHED SCHEDULE) CONDITIONAL TRANSFER ORDER (CTO-174) On March 4, 2003, the Panel transferred five civil actions to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1407. See 254 F.Supp.2d 1366 (J.P.M.L. 2003). Since that time, 8,146 additional actions have been transferred to the Eastern District of Arkansas. With the consent of that court, all such actions have been assigned to the Honorable William R. Wilson, Jr. It appears that the actions on this conditional transfer order involve questions of fact that are common to the actions previously transferred to the Eastern District of Arkansas and assigned to Judge Wilson. Pursuant to Rule 7.4 of the Rules of Procedure of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, 199 F.R.D. 425, 435-36 (2001), these actions are transferred under 28 U.S.C. § 1407 to the Eastern District of Arkansas for the reasons stated in the order of March 4, 2003, and, with the consent of that court, assigned to the Honorable William R. Wilson, Jr. This order does not become effective until it is filed in the Office of the Clerk of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas. The transmittal of this order to said Clerk shall be stayed 14 days from the entry thereof. If any party files a notice of opposition with the Clerk of the Panel within this 14-day period, the stay will be continued until further order of the Panel. FOR THE PANEL: Dec 22, 2009 ___________________________ Jeffery N. Lüthi Clerk of the Panel IN RE: PREMPRO PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION MDL No. 1507 SCHEDULE CTO-174 - TAG-ALONG ACTIONS DIST. DIV. C.A. # MINNESOTA MN 0 09-1600 MISSOURI EASTERN MOE 4 09-1780 NEBRASKA NE 4 09-3064 CASE CAPTION Joan Allan v. Wyeth, et al. Virginia Stoeckard v. Wyeth, Inc., et al. Kathy Swain v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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