Case Details

CourtSouthern District of West Virginia
Docket number2:13-cv-15599
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: Leslie Dale Schrembeck
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: C. Andrew Childers
Attorney Contact:
CHILDERS SCHLUETER & SMITH
Suite 100
1932 North Druid Hills Road
Atlanta, GA 30319
404/419-9500
Fax: 404/419-9501
Email: achilders@cssfirm.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Michael Brandon Smith
Attorney Contact:
CHILDERS SCHLUETER & SMITH
Suite 100
1932 North Druid Hills Road
Atlanta, GA 30319
404/419-9500
Fax: 404/419-9501
Email: bsmith@cssfirm.com
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: dking@woodmclaw.com
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: jschuster@woodmclaw.com
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: iagustafson@ewhlaw.com
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
Attorney name: Lori G. Cohen
Attorney Contact:
GREENBERG TRAURIG
Suite 2500
Terminus 200
3333 Piedmont road
Atlanta, GA 30327
678/553-2385
Fax: 678/553-2386
Email: cohenl@gtlaw.com
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Marcella Coladangelo Ducca
Attorney Contact:
GREENBERG TRAURIG
The Forum, Suite 400
3290 Northside Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30327
678/553-2100
Fax: 678/553-2212
Email: duccam@gtlaw.com
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-04-10 COMPLAINT with Jury Demand, filed by Leslie Dale Schrembeck. Consent form to proceed before U.S. Magistrate and pretrial instructions provided. ( Filing fee $ 350.00 receipt number 113E-4514074.) (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(eop) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov to obtain Pretrial Instructions. [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.] (Entered: 04/11/2013)
22013-04-11 Electronic Summons Issued as to American Medical Systems, Inc., Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Inc. and Cook Urological Incorporated. (Attachments: # 1 Cook Biotech, # 2 Cook Incorporated, # 3 Cook Medical, # 4 Cook Urological, # 5 American Medical)(eop) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
32013-04-25 Return of Service Executed by Leslie Dale Schrembeck. American Medical Systems, Inc. served on 4/12/2013, answer due 5/3/2013. (Childers, Charles) Modified on 4/26/2013 to correct service/answer deadlines (ddm). [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
42013-04-25 Return of Service Executed by Leslie Dale Schrembeck. Cook Biotech, Inc. served on 4/15/2013, answer due 5/6/2013. (Childers, Charles) Modified on 4/26/2013 to correct service/answer deadlines (ddm). [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
52013-04-25 Return of Service Executed by Leslie Dale Schrembeck. Cook Group, Inc. served on 4/15/2013, answer due 5/6/2013. (Childers, Charles) Modified on 4/26/2013 to correct service/answer deadlines (ddm). [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
62013-04-25 Return of Service Executed by Leslie Dale Schrembeck. Cook Incorporated served on 4/15/2013, answer due 5/6/2013. (Childers, Charles) Modified on 4/26/2013 to correct service/answer deadlines (ddm). [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
72013-04-25 Return of Service Executed by Leslie Dale Schrembeck. Cook Urological Incorporated served on 4/15/2013, answer due 5/6/2013. (Childers, Charles) Modified on 4/26/2013 to correct service/answer deadlines (ddm). [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
82013-05-03 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time Respond to Complaint re: 1 Complaint, by American Medical Systems, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Ducca, Marcella) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
92013-05-03 Certificate of Interested Persons and Corporate Disclosure Statement by American Medical Systems, Inc. identifying Corporate Parent Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., Corporate Parent American Medical Systems Holdings, Inc., Corporate Parent Endo Health Solutions Inc. for American Medical Systems, Inc.. (Ducca, Marcella) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
102013-05-03 NOTICE of Appearance by Ivan Andrew Gustafson on behalf of Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Inc., Cook Urological Incorporated (Gustafson, Ivan) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
112013-05-03 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 9/30/2013.(Gustafson, Ivan) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov to obtain Pretrial Instructions. [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
122013-05-16 Return of Service Executed by Leslie Dale Schrembeck. Cook Medical Inc. served on 4/12/2013, answer due 5/3/2013. (Childers, Charles) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
132013-05-17 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time File Response to Complaint re: 1 Complaint, by American Medical Systems, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Ducca, Marcella) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
142013-05-29 Unopposed MOTION to Stay Proceedings Pending Ruling on Potential Transfer of Case to MDL No. 2325 Or Potential MDL No. 2440 with Brief In Support by Cook Biotech, Inc., Cook Group, Inc., Cook Incorporated, Cook Medical Inc., Cook Urological Incorporated. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Text of Proposed Order)(Gustafson, Ivan) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
152013-05-30 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint, by American Medical Systems, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Ducca, Marcella) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
162013-05-30 ORDER granting 14 Unopposed Motion to Stay Proceedings Pending Ruling on Potential Transfer of Case to MDL No. 2325 Or Potential MDL No. 2440. Signed by Judge Julie E. Carnes on 5/30/13. (ddm) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.] (Entered: 05/31/2013)
172013-06-25 Certified copy of CTO-1 ORDER from the MDL Panel TRANSFERRING action to the Southern District of West Virginia for inclusion in MDL 2440. (ddm) [Transferred from Georgia Northern on 6/25/2013.]
182013-06-25 CASE TRANSFERRED IN from the Georgia Northern; Case Number 1:13-cv-01181. Original file certified copy of transfer order and docket sheet received.
192013-06-25 TRANSMITTED PRETRIAL ORDER #1 (Initial Conference and Case Management) entered on 06/13/2013 in MDL 2440 to attorneys in member case. (jap)
202013-08-02 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)
212013-08-02 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)