O'Hare et al v. Howmedica Osteonics Corp. et al
Judge Indira Talwani: ORDER entered. Amended MDL Order No. 3 (Concerning Appearances of Counsel,Including Appearances of Counsel Seeking to Directly File Actions) Associated Cases: 1:17-md-02768-IT et al.(MacDonald, Gail)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS
IN RE: STRYKER LFIT V40 FEMORAL HEAD *
PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION
This Document Relates To:
MDL No. 17-md-2768-IT
Amended MDL Order No. 3
(Concerning Appearances of Counsel,
Including Appearances of Counsel Seeking to Directly File Actions)
October 23, 2017
Counsel shall familiarize themselves with this District’s CM/ECF policies and
procedures and shall register electronically for an account on the District’s CM/ECF system
using the ECF Registration Form available on the court’s website. In the MDL Attorney field on
the ECF Registration Form, counsel shall note both the master MDL case number and the
individual Massachusetts civil action number for each of the actions consolidated in this MDL in
which he or she represents a party.
All counsel appearing in this MDL, including counsel admitted pro hac vice in
accordance with Paragraph 4, shall file a Notice of MDL Appearance in each civil action in
which he or she represents a party and in the master MDL file.
Counsel who filed an appearance in an individual case transferred to this court
and who are duly admitted to practice before any United States District Court may appear in this
matter without the filing and allowance of a motion to appear pro hac vice.
Counsel who do not have permission to appear pursuant to Paragraph 3 and are
not admitted to practice in the District of Massachusetts, but who seek to direct file a case in this
District as part of the MDL, must comply with the following procedures:
The attorney shall prepare a certification of good standing pursuant to
Local Rule 83.5.3(e)(3), and shall forward that certificate and the fee for the motion for leave to
appear pro hac vice to Plaintiffs’ Administrative Counsel for filing;
Upon receipt of such certificate and fees, Plaintiffs’ Administrative
Counsel shall file on the master MDL docket a motion for the attorney’s admission pro hac vice
and shall attach the prepared certificate. Plaintiffs’ Administrative Counsel need not personally
attest to the attorney’s good standing in her motion.
An attorney who is admitted pro hac vice shall register electronically for
an account on the District’s CM/ECF system in accordance with Paragraph 1.
No parties in any of the transferred or directly filed actions shall be required to
obtain local counsel in this District.
Any attorney who appears in this matter in accordance with this Order shall be
subject to the Local Rules of this court, including its attorney discipline rules.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Date: October 23, 2017
/s/ Indira Talwani
United States District Judge
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