Case Details

CourtSouthern District of Florida
Docket number9:03-cv-80716
Date case filed2003-08-01
Date case closed2003-10-06
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge William P. Dimitrouleas
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Personal Injury
Nature of suit365 Personal Inj. Prod. Liability
Jury demandDefendant
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: Zelda Rudy
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Bryan Frederick Aylstock
Attorney Contact:
Aylstock Witkin Kreis & Overholtz PLLC
803 N Palafox Street
Pensacola, FL 32501
850-916-7450
Fax: 916-7449
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Douglass Alan Kreis
Attorney Contact:
Aylstock Witkin Kreis & Overholtz, PLLC
17 E. Main Street
Suite 200
Pensacola, FL 32502
850-916-7450
Fax: 850-916-7449
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Justin Graem Witkin
Attorney Contact:
Aylstock Witkin & Sasser PLC
P.O. Box 1147
Gulf Breeze, FL 32562
850-916-7450
Fax: 850-916-7449
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Neil Duane Overholtz
Attorney Contact:
Aylstock Witkin & Sasser
4400 Bayou Boulevard
Suite 58
Pensacola, FL 32503-1909
850-916-7450
Fax: 916-7449
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Wyeth
Party type: Defendant
formerly known asAmerican Home Products Corporation
Attorney name: Ace J. Blackburn , Jr.
Attorney Contact:
Cooney Mattson Lance Blackburn Richards & O'Connor
1600 W Commercial Boulevard
Suite 200
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
954-568-6669
Fax: 568-0085
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals
Party type: Defendant
formerly known asWyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Company
Attorney name: Ace J. Blackburn , Jr.
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Eckerd Corp.
Party type: Defendant
Party: Gate Pharmaceuticals
Party type: Defendant
Party: Smithkline Beecham Corporation
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Kelly Anne Luther
Attorney Contact:
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman, LLP
1441 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1420
Miami, FL 33131
786-587-1045
Fax: 305-675-2218
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12003-08-01 Answer and affirmative defenses by Smithkline Beecham ; jury demand (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/04/2003)
22003-08-04 ORDER requiring counsel to meet, file joint scheduling report and joint discovery report (Signed by Judge William P. Dimitrouleas on 8/4/03) [EOD Date: 8/5/03] (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/05/2003)
32003-08-11 ACKNOWLEDGMENT of receipt of: copy of complaint filed in State Court by: Clerk of MDL Panel; Date: 8/7/03; Other Court Case # MDL #1203 (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/12/2003)
42003-08-13 Answer and affirmative defenses by Wyeth, Wyeth Pharmaceutical,; jury demand (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/14/2003)
52003-08-22 MOTION by Wyeth, Wyeth Pharmaceutical for relief from [2-1] pre-trial order , and to stay proceedings (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/25/2003)
62003-08-26 JOINDER in [5-1] motion for relief from [2-1] pre-trial order, [5-2] motion to stay proceedings by Smithkline Beecham (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/27/2003)
72003-09-12 ORDER Granting [5-1] motion for relief from [2-1] pre-trial order, Granting [5-2] motion to stay proceedings; Staying cause pending transfer to the MDL Panel; Set Status report due on 11/7/03 (Signed by Judge William P. Dimitrouleas on 9/12/03) [EOD Date: 9/15/03] (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/15/2003)
82003-10-02 AGREED MOTION by Zelda Rudy to exceed page limitations as to both motion for remand and memorandum in support thereof and defendant Wyeth's opposition to motion for remand (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/03/2003)
92003-10-02 MOTION by Zelda Rudy to remand , and REQUEST for hearing and/or order (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/03/2003)
102003-10-02 MEMORANDUM by Zelda Rudy in support of [9-1] motion to remand, [9-2] motion for hearing and/or order (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/03/2003)
112003-10-02 MOTION with memorandum in support by Zelda Rudy for modification of [7-2] order , and for expedited ruling and/or hearing on motion to remand (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/03/2003)
122003-10-06 CONDITIONAL TRANSFER ORDER (CTO- 107) transferring case Eastern District of PA re: MDL # 1203 for consolidated pretrial proceedings pursuant to 28 USC 1407 and assigned to Judge Harvey Bartle, III. ( Signed by Michael J. Beck, Chairman of the Panel, on 9/8/03) (ct, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/07/2003)
132003-10-07 ORDER Requiring expedited response: Response to motion for modification and for expedited ruling by 10/10/03 (Signed by Judge William P. Dimitrouleas on 10/7/03) [EOD Date: 10/8/03] (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/08/2003)
142003-10-10 MEMORANDUM by Wyeth in opposition to [11-1] motion for modification of [7-2] order, [11-2] motion for expedited ruling and/or hearing on motion to remand (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/14/2003)
152003-10-16 NOTICE of adoption of [14-1] opposition memorandum by Smithkline Beecham (mh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/16/2003)
162003-10-15 ORDER Requiring Reply: Reply in support of motion for modification of order granting stay and requiring status report and for expedited ruling and/or hearing on plaintiff's motion to remand due by 10/17/03 (Signed by Judge William P. Dimitrouleas on 10/15/03) [EOD Date: 10/17/03] (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/17/2003)
172003-10-20 REQUEST by Wyeth, Wyeth Pharmaceutical for hearing and/or order (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/21/2003)
182003-10-21 NOTICE of Supplemental Authority in support of plaintiff's motion to remand and plaintiff's motion and incorporated memorandum in support for modificationof order granting stay and requiring status report and for expedited ruling and/or hearing on plaintiff's motion to remand by Zelda Rudy (mh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/22/2003)
192003-10-20 REPLY by Zelda Rudy to response to [11-1] motion for modification of [7-2] order, [11-2] motion for expedited ruling and/or hearing on motion to remand (mh, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/22/2003)
202003-10-22 REPLY by Zelda Rudy to opposition to [11-1] motion for modification of [7-2] order, [11-2] motion for expedited ruling and/or hearing on motion to remand (Former Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/22/2003)
212003-10-23 NOTICE OF FILING SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY by Wyeth (dp, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/23/2003)
222003-10-23 ORDER denying [11-1] motion for modification of [7-2] order, denying [11-2] motion for expedited ruling and/or hearing on motion to remand denying [17-1] motion for hearing and/or order ( Signed by Judge William P. Dimitrouleas on 10/23/03) [EOD Date: 10/23/03] (dp, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/23/2003)
232003-11-06 STATUS REPORT by Wyeth, Wyeth Pharmaceutical (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 11/07/2003)
242003-12-09 TRANSFER ORDER transferring case Eastern District of PA for consolidated pretrial proceedings pursuant to 28 USC 1407 and assigned to Judge Harvey Bartle, III . ( Signed by John F. Keenan, Chairman of the Panel, on ) (ct, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/10/2003)
252003-12-11 ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER CLOSING CASE: All pending motions are DENIED AS MOOT. ( Signed by Judge William P. Dimitrouleas on 12/11/03) [EOD Date: 12/12/03] (ss, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 12/12/2003)