Case Details

CourtSouthern District of West Virginia
Docket number2:13-cv-15576
Date case filed2013-06-25
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Joseph R. Goodwin
Case cause28:1332 Diversity-Product Liability
Nature of suit365 Personal Inj. Prod. Liability
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionDiversity

Case Parties

Party: Sandra White Burroughs
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Theresa Ann Karem Brown Read
Attorney Contact:
TK READ PC
915 Commercial Street
Conyers, GA 30012
770/929-8710
Fax: 770/929-8644
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Group, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
WOODEN & MCLAUGHLIN
One Indiana Square, Suite 1800
211 North Pennsylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317/639-6151
Fax: 317/639-6444
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
WOODEN & MCLAUGHLIN
Suite 1800
One Indiana Square
211 North Pennylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-4208
317/639-6151
Fax: 317/639-6444
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Ivan A. Gustafson
Attorney Contact:
EVERT WEATHERSBY HOUFF
P. O. Box 1787
Athens, GA 30622-1787
706/389-7300
Fax: 706/389-7301
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Incorporated
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Ivan A. Gustafson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Biotech, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Ivan A. Gustafson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Urological Incorporated
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Ivan A. Gustafson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Cook Medical Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Douglas B. King
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Lynn Schuster
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Ivan A. Gustafson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: American Medical Systems, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Party: American Medical Systems Holdings, Inc.
Party type: Defendant

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-05-13 COMPLAINT with Jury Demand, filed by Sandra White Burroughs; and Summon(s) issued. Consent form to proceed before U.S. Magistrate and pretrial instructions provided. ( Filing fee $ 400.00 receipt number 55751.) ((eop) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov to obtain Pretrial Instructions. [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.] (Entered: 05/14/2013)
22013-05-13 Certificate of Interested Persons by Sandra White Burroughs. (eop) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.] (Entered: 05/14/2013)
32013-05-22 ORDER DECLINING CASE. Case reassigned to Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr for all further proceedings. Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr no longer assigned to case. NOTICE TO ALL COUNSEL OF RECORD: The Judge designation in the civil action number assigned to this case has been changed to 1:13-cv-1614-TCB. Please make note of this change in order to facilitate the docketing of pleadings in this case. Signed by Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr on 5/22/2013. (adg) Modified on 5/22/2013 (jgs). [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
42013-06-03 ANSWER to 1 COMPLAINT with Jury Demand by Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Inc., Cook Urological Incorporated. Discovery ends on 10/31/2013.(Gustafson, Ivan) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov to obtain Pretrial Instructions. [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
52013-06-03 NOTICE of Appearance by Ivan Andrew Gustafson on behalf of Cook Medical Inc. (Gustafson, Ivan) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
62013-06-03 NOTICE of Appearance by Ivan Andrew Gustafson on behalf of Cook Group, Inc. (Gustafson, Ivan) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
72013-06-03 NOTICE of Appearance by Ivan Andrew Gustafson on behalf of Cook Biotech, Inc. (Gustafson, Ivan) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
82013-06-03 NOTICE of Appearance by Ivan Andrew Gustafson on behalf of Cook Urological Incorporated (Gustafson, Ivan) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
92013-06-03 NOTICE of Appearance by Ivan Andrew Gustafson on behalf of Cook Incorporated (Gustafson, Ivan) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
102013-06-11 Return of Service Executed by American Medical Systems Holdings, Inc.. American Medical Systems Holdings, Inc. served on 5/14/2013, answer due 6/4/2013. (Read, Theresa Ann) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
112013-06-11 Return of Service Executed by American Medical Systems, Inc.. American Medical Systems, Inc. served on 5/14/2013, answer due 6/4/2013. (Read, Theresa Ann) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
122013-06-11 Return of Service Executed by Cook Biotech, Inc.. Cook Biotech, Inc. served on 5/16/2013, answer due 6/6/2013. (Read, Theresa Ann) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
132013-06-11 Return of Service Executed by Cook Group, Inc.. Cook Group, Inc. served on 5/16/2013, answer due 6/6/2013. (Read, Theresa Ann) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
142013-06-11 Return of Service Executed by Cook Incorporated. Cook Incorporated served on 5/16/2013, answer due 6/6/2013. (Read, Theresa Ann) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
152013-06-11 Return of Service Executed by Cook Medical Inc.. Cook Medical Inc. served on 5/14/2013, answer due 6/4/2013. (Read, Theresa Ann) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
162013-06-11 Return of Service Executed by Cook Urological Incorporated. Cook Urological Incorporated served on 5/16/2013, answer due 6/6/2013. (Read, Theresa Ann) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
172013-06-19 Unopposed MOTION to Stay Case Pending Conditional Transfer Order 1 in MDL No. 2440 by Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Inc., Cook Urological Incorporated. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Gustafson, Ivan) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
182013-06-19 ORDER granting 17 Motion to Stay Case pending conditional transfer order 1 in MDL 2240. Signed by Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr on 6/19/13. (rsh) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
192013-06-25 Certified copy of CTO-1 ORDER from the MDL Panel TRANSFERRING action to the Southern District of West Virginia for inclusion in MDL 2440. (jlm) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
202013-06-25 CASE TRANSFERRED IN from the Georgia Northern; Case Number 1:13-cv-01614. Original file certified copy of transfer order and docket sheet received.
212013-06-25 TRANSMITTED PRETRIAL ORDER #1 (Initial Conference and Case Management) entered on 06/13/2013 in MDL 2440 to attorneys in member case. (jap)
222013-08-02 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE AND COUNSEL CONTACT INFORMATION FORM by Jennifer Lynn Schuster on behalf of Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Inc., Cook Urological Incorporated. (Schuster, Jennifer)
232013-08-02 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE AND COUNSEL CONTACT INFORMATION FORM by Douglas B. King on behalf of Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Inc., Cook Urological Incorporated. (King, Douglas)