IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
October 3, 2011
IN RE: ASBESTOS PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION (NO.VI)
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Elizabeth T. Hey United States Magistrate Judge
This Document Relates To:
GEORGE DONALD ELLIS EDPA CIVIL NO. 10-83254 v. 3M COMPANY, et al.
SIDNEY WILLIAM MAUNEY EDPA CIVIL NO. 10-83255 v. AO SMITH CORP, et al.
And now, this 3rd day of October, 2011, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 45, and for the reasons set forth in the accompanying Memorandum, it is hereby ORDERED that, within 14 days of the date of this order, plaintiffs shall pay to nonparty Duke Energy Corp. ("Duke") the sum of $134,989.06 to reimburse Duke for the reasonable costs associated with its document production. By that same deadline, Duke shall produce to plaintiffs a log of documents withheld or redacted on grounds of privilege. Finally, Duke shall maintain and share with plaintiffs an accounting of time and costs associated with producing documents in response to defense subpoenas, and the parties and Duke shall attempt to reach agreement on a method for sharing such costs including, if appropriate, reimbursement to plaintiffs for amounts representing efforts that did not have to be undertaken in view of the production to plaintiffs.
BY THE COURT:
ELIZABETH T. HEY
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