Welcome to the Bard Hernia Mesh MDL page for plaintiffs.
Below we provide you links to the most important court orders and forms that you might find of interest.
|Addressing Preliminary Issues and Setting an Initial Status Conference||CMO #1|
|Provide for Direct Filing of Cases in MDL No. 2846||CMO #2|
|Nunc Pro Tunc Order in Reference to Case Management Order No.2||CMO #2A|
|Amendment to Procedures for Direct Filing and Pro Hac Vice Admission||CMO #2B|
|Appointing Plaintiffs' Steering Committee||CMO #3|
|Order Regarding the Format of Production of Hardcopy Documents and Electronically Stored Information||CMO #4|
|Preservation of Records||CMO #5|
|Prior Generic Discovery Conducted in In re: Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch Products Liability Litigation, MDL 1842 (D.R.I.)||CMO #6|
|Stipulated Protective Order Governing Discovery Documents, ESI, and Depositions||CMO #7|
|Regarding Plaintiff Profile Forms and Defendant Profile Forms||CMO #8|
|Regarding HIPAA Authorizations||CMO #8A|
|Governing Initial Pleadings||CMO #9|
|Bellwether Scheduling Order||CMO #10|
|Regarding Management of Timekeeping, Cost Reimbursement, and Related Common Benefit Issues||CMO #11|
|Regarding Defendant Profile Forms||CMO #12|
|Stipulated Pathology Preservation Protocol||CMO #13|
|Regarding Plaintiff Fact Sheets||CMO #14|
|Approving Bellwether Discovery Pool||CMO #15|
|Regarding Defendant Fact Sheets||CMO #16|
|Regarding Privilege Log Protocol||CMO #17|
|Opinion and Order on Protective Order||Doc. #46|
|Order on Motion to Compel Certain Foreign Regulatory Documents||Doc. #96|
|Defendant Answer to Master Complaint||DAMC|
|Short Form Complaint||SFC|
|Plaintiff Profile Form (Word Document)||PPF Word|
|Plaintiff Profile Form (PDF)||PPF PDF|
|Common Benefit Participation Agreement||CMO 11|
|Chain of Custody Form||CMO 13-1|
|Notice to Preserve Pathology Material - Past Surgery||CMO 13-2|
|Notice to Preserve Pathology Material - Future Surgery||CMO 13-3|
|Instructions to Steelgate, Inc.||CMO 13-4|
|Order Denying Defendant’s Motion to Compel Contention Discovery Responses||DO 3|
The Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr. serves as the Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Chief Judge Sargus is leading up MDL 2846, In Re: Davol, Inc./C.R. Bard, Inc., Polypropylene Hernia Mesh Products Liability Litigation.
To view a comprehensive profile on Chief Judge Sargus, visit The Honorable Edmund A. Sargus, Jr.
To view the official website for this MDL, visit MDL 2846 - Bard Hernia Mesh.