IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
December 9, 2011
IN RE: ASBESTOS PRODUCTS MDL 875 LIABILITY LITIGATION (NO.VI) GEORGE DONALD ELLIS
3M COMPANY, ET AL. SIDNEY WILLIAM MAUNEY
AO SMITH CORP, ET AL.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Elizabeth T. Hey United States Magistrate Judge
This Document Relates To:
And now, this 9th day of December, 2011, for the reasons set forth in the accompanying Memorandum, it is hereby ORDERED that plaintiffs' Motion to Compel Relevant Defendants to Contribute to Cost of Discovery From Nonparty Duke Energy, Inc., (Ellis Doc. 147; Mauney Doc. 117) is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. Within 7 days of the date of this order, by letter faxed to my chambers with a copy to all counsel, plaintiffs shall identify all defendants who requested and received a set of Phase I documents and the date the documents were provided. Then, within 14 days of the date of this order, any defendant who requested and received Phase I Duke documents from plaintiffs shall pay their pro rata share of $9,000 to plaintiffs. Plaintiffs' motion is denied in all other respects.
It is also ordered that United Conveyor Corporation's Motion for Leave to Serve Supplemental Discovery (Ellis Doc. 170; Mauney Doc. 138) is DENIED.
BY THE COURT:
ELIZABETH T. HEY
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