In re Prolene Hernia System Litigation, Case No: 633, Superior Court of New Jersey Law Division, Atlantic County

Welcome to the Ethicon Prolene Hernia System MCL page for plaintiffs. Below you will find links to the most important court orders and forms that you may find useful. 

Court Orders Link
Initial Case Management Order No.1 CMO 1
Case Management Order No.1A - Amending Plaintiffs' Leadership CMO 1A
Order Permitting Use of Court Reporting Services Order Permitting Use
Case Management Order No. 2 - Confidentiality and Protective Order CMO 2
Case Management Order No. 3 - Pathology Protocol for Preservation, Division, and Testing of Explanted Mesh and Tissue Samples Taken from Plaintiffs CMO 3
Case Management Order No. 4 - General Administration CMO 4
Case Management Order No. 5 (Fifth Amended) - Discovery, Scheduling and Case Management - Initial Discovery Pool CMO 5 (Fifth Amended)
Case Management Order No. 6 - Records Collection CMO 6
Case Management Order No. 7 - Cases Selected for Individual Discovery CMO 7
Case Management Order No. 8 - Plaintiff Profile Form CMO 8
Case Management Order No. 9 - Protocols for Depositions Taken During COVID-19 Pandemic CMO 9
Case Management Order No. 10 - Appearance of Local NJ Attorneys at Depositions CMO 10
Case Management Order No. 11 - Depositions CMO 11
Case Management Order No. 12 - Questioning of Treating Physicians CMO 12
Case Management Order No. 13 - Production of Ethicon Hernia Mesh Exemplars CMO 13
Case Management Order No. 14 - Procedure for Filing of Motions as to Plaintiffs Who Fail to Provide a Plaintiff Profile Form CMO 14
Case Management Order No. 15 - Defendant Fact Sheet CMO 15
Case Management Order No. 16 - Management of Timekeeping, Cost Reimbursement and Related Common Benefit Issues CMO 16
Order Regarding Pro Hac Vice Admission and Appearances Order
Case Management Order No. 17 - Notice of Deaths of Plaintiffs CMO 17
Case Management Order No. 18 - Return Date of Dispositive Motions and Schedule for Submission of Papers on Dispositive Motions CMO 18
Trial Selections Of The Court, Plaintiffs And Defendants Pursuant To The Fifth Amended CMO No. 5 [Discovery, Scheduling And Case Management – Initial Discovery Pool] PHS Trial Pool
Scheduling Orders Link
PHS Discovery Stay Order Discovery Stay Order
Order Scheduling Case Management Conferences (Amended) Scheduling Order 2020 (Amended)
Order Scheduling Case Management Conferences 2022 Scheduling Order 2022
Consent Order Extending Discovery End Dates Order Extending Discovery Dates
Order w Respect to Return Date of Non-Dispositive Motions and Schedule for Submission of Papers Scheduling Order
Order amending Case Management Conference April 2021 Scheduling Order April 2021 (Amended)
Forms and Documents Link
Plaintiff Profile Form - Word Format Plaintiff Profile Form - Word Format
Plaintiff Profile Form - Fillable PDF Plaintiff Profile Form - Fillable PDF
Plaintiff Medicare Authorization Medicare Authorization - Fillable PDF
Plaintiff Mental Health Record Authorization Mental Health Record Authorization - Fillable PDF
Plaintiff SSA Authorization SSA Authorization - Fillable PDF
Plaintiff IRS Form 4506 IRS Form 4506 - Fillable PDF
Plaintiff IRS Form 8821 IRS Form 8821- FIllable PDF
Plaintiff Medical Record Authorization Medical Record Authorization - Fillable PDF

To view the Order granting the Application for Multicounty Litigation Designation, click here.