Synopsis by State

Following is a status report on where each state is.  For the cases that remain open, full contact information for the local counsel is provided.  For cases that are still remaining in the MDL, you may contact either Lead Counsel or the local counsel for information

ALABAMA

Status:  Class certified.
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
Christopher Glover
Larry Golston
Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.
218 Commerce Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
t: 800.898.2034
chris.glover@beasleyallen.com
larry.golston@beasleyallen.com

R. Christopher Gilreath
Gilreath and Associates
One Memphis Place
200 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 711
Memphis, TN 38103
t: 901.527.0511
chrisgil@sidgilreath.com

ARIZONA

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
Hart L. Robinovitch
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
14646 No. Kierland Blvd., Suite 145
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
t: 480.348.6400
f: 480.348.6415
Hart.Robinovitch@zimmreed.com

Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

ARKANSAS

Case remanded to the Eastern District of Arkansas
Settlement has received preliminary approval from the Court in Arkansas.  Please contact the lawyers below for additional details.
Name of Attorneys:
Steven Owings
Owings Law firm
1320 Brookwood Drive, Suite D
Little Rock, AR 72202
t: 501.661.9999

Ronald Kelsay
Kelsay Law Firm, P.A.
227 Woodbine Street
Hot Springs, AR 71901
t: 501.623.2344

Anthony Marchetti
Marchetti Law, P.C.
900 N. Kings Highway, Suite 306
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
t: 856.824.1001
f: 856.414.1806
AMarchetti@MarchettiLawFirm.com

Robert Harwood
Matthew Houston
Harwood Feffer LLP.
488 Madison Avenue , 8th Floor
New York, NY 10022
t: 212.935.7400
f: 212.753.3630
rharwood@hfesq.com
mhouston@hfesq.com

CALIFORNIA

Class certified.  Settlement received final approval.
Appeal is currently pending in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
For additional information, contact the following attorneys:
Name of Attorneys:
Lynn Rossman Faris (retired)
Beth Ross
Leonard Carder, LLP
1330 Broadway, Suite 1450
Oakland , CA 94612
t: 510.272.0169
f: 510.272.0174
baross@leonardcarder.com

COLORADO

Case remanded and settled.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorney:
Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: (612) 339-6900
f: (612) 339-0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

FLORIDA

 Class certified, remanded to Middle District of Florida
Final approval of settlment received.
For additional information, please contact:

Name of Attorneys:
James Staack
Staack, Simms and Hernandez, P.A.
900 Drew Street, Suite 1
Clearwater, FL 33755
t: 727.441.2635
f: 727.461.4836
jims@staack-firm.com

Anthony Marchetti
Marchetti Law, P.C.
900 N. Kings Highway, Suite 306
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
t: 856.824.1001
f: 856.414.1806
AMarchetti@MarchettiLawFirm.com

Robert Harwood
Matthew Houston
Harwood Feffer LLP.
488 Madison Avenue , 8th Floor
New York, NY 10022
t: 212.935.7400
f: 212.753.3630
rharwood@hfesq.com
mhouston@hfesq.com

GEORGIA

Class certified,
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

Mary Donne Peters
Michael Gorby
Gorby, Reeves & Peters, P.C.
Two Ravania Drive, Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30346
t: 404.239.1150
f: 404.239.1179

ILLINOIS

Case remanded and settled.
For additional information please contact:

Name of Attorneys:
Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

IOWA

Class not certified,
Remanded and settled
For additional information, please contact the following attorneys:

Name of Attorneys:
Jack Hilmes
Kevin Driscoll
Finley, Alt, Smith, Scharnberg, Craig, et al.
699 Walnut Street, Suite 1900
Des Moines , IA 50309
t: 515.288.0145
jhilmes@finleylaw.com
kdriscoll@finleylaw.com

Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

J. Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

INDIANA

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

 

Name of Attorneys:
Dennis M. Brennan
Brennan and Brennan, P.C.
215 West Marion Street
South Bend , Indiana 46601
t: 574.234.5067
f: 574.234.5060
dbrennan@wmconnect.com

Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

KANSAS

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.
Name of Attorneys:

George Barton
Law Offices of George A. Barton, P.C.
800 West 47th St., Ste. 700
Kansas City, MO 64112
t: 816.300.6250
Fax: 816.300.6259
gbarton@birch.net

Lynn Rossman Faris (retired)
Beth Ross
Leonard Carder, LLP
1330 Broadway, Suite 1450
Oakland , CA 94612
t: 510.272.0169
f: 510.272.0174
baross@leonardcarder.com

Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

Robert Harwood
Matthew Houston
Harwood Feffer LLP.
488 Madison Avenue , 8th Floor
New York, NY 10022
t: 212.935.7400
f: 212.753.3630
rharwood@hfesq.com
mhouston@hfesq.com

KENTUCKY

Case remanded and settled.
For more information, please contact:
Name of Attorneys:
Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

LOUISIANA

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details

Name of Attorneys:
Anthony Marchetti
Marchetti Law, P.C.
900 N. Kings Highway, Suite 306
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
t: 856.824.1001
f: 856.414.1806
AMarchetti@MarchettiLawFirm.com

Marc Frischertz
Frischertz & Associates
1130 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
t: 501.581.1670

Scott Bickford
Martzell & Bickford
338 Lafayette St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
t: 504.581.9065

MARYLAND

For more information, please contact:

Name of Attorneys:
Timothy D. Battin
Straus & Boies, LLP
4041 University Drive, 5th Floor
Fairfax, VA 22030
t: 703.764.8700
f: 703.764.8704
tbattin@straus-boies.com

Wm. Christopher Penwell
100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.337.6100
f: 612.339.6591
chrispenwell@siegelbrill.com

MASSACHUSETTS (Perry/Sheehan)

Case remanded and resolved.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorney:
Shannon Liss-Riordan
Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C.
100 Cambridge St Ste 2000
Boston, MA 02114
t: 617.994.5800

MICHIGAN

Case remanded and resolved.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorney:
Barry Fagan
Dib and Fagan, P.C.
25892 Woodward Avenue
Royal Oak, MI 48067
t: 248.658.8951
f: 248.542.6301

MINNESOTA

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

J. Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

MISSISSIPPI

Case remanded and resolved,
For additional information, please contact:

Name of Attorneys:
Richard T. Phillips, Esq.
Jason Nabors
Smith, Phillips, Mitchell and Scott , LLP
P. O. Drawer 1586
Batesville , MS 38606
t: 662.563.4613
f: 662.563.1546
flip@smithphillips.com
jason@smithphillips.com

MISSOURI

Class not certified,
Remanded to District Court
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorney:
John E. Toma, Jr.
Toma Zensen, LLC
34 North Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 210
Clayton, MO  63105
t: 314.361.1600
f: 
314.361.1612
jtoma@tomazensen.com

MONTANA

Case remanded and resolved.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorney:
Tina Morin
Law Offices Of Tina L. Morin
1341 Harrison Avenue
Butte, MT 59702
t: 406.497.1200

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Case remanded and resolved.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorneys:
Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

NEW JERSEY

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.
Name of Attorney:
Anthony Marchetti
Marchetti Law, P.C.
900 N. Kings Highway, Suite 306
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
t: 856.824.1001
f: 856.414.1806
AMarchetti@MarchettiLawFirm.com

NEVADA

Class certified,
Case remanded and resolved.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorneys:
Robert Harwood
Matthew Houston
Harwood Feffer LLP.
488 Madison Avenue , 8th Floor
New York, NY 10022
t: 212.935.7400
f: 212.753.3630
rharwood@hfesq.com
mhouston@hfesq.com

NEW YORK

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
Robert Harwood
Matthew Houston
Harwood Feffer LLP.
488 Madison Avenue , 8th Floor
New York, NY 10022
t: 212.935.7400
f: 212.753.3630
rharwood@hfesq.com
mhouston@hfesq.com

Salvatore Gangemi
Gangemi Law Firm
82 Wall Street , Suite 300
New York, NY 10005
t: 212.425.0630
f: 212.425.1421
sgangemi@gangemilaw.com

NORTH CAROLINA

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

For more information, please contact:

Name of Attorneys:
Palmer Freeman
Whetstone, Myers, Perkins & Young, LLC
The Vista
601 Devine Street
Columbia, SC 29201
t: 803.799.9400
f: 803.799.2017
pfreeman@attorneyssc.com

Anthony Marchetti
Marchetti Law, P.C.
900 N. Kings Highway, Suite 306
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
t: 856.824.1001
f: 856.414.1806
AMarchetti@MarchettiLawFirm.com

Wm. Christopher Penwell
100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.337.6100
f: 612.339.6591
chrispenwell@siegelbrill.com

OHIO

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.
Names of Attorneys:
Robert Handelman
Barkan Neff Handleman Meizlish,, LLP
360 South Grant Avenue
P.O. Box 1989
Columbus, OH  43216-1989
t: 614.221.4221
f: 614.744.2300
rhandelman@bnhmlaw.com
Peter Winebrake
The Winebrake Law Offices
Twining Office Center, Suite 114
715 Twining Road
Dresher, PA  19025
t: 215.884.2491
f: 215.884.2492
pwinebrake@winebrakelaw.com

OREGON

Class certified,
Remanded to District Court
Class settlement pending.  Please contact:

Name of Attorney:
Steve Larson
Mark Friel
Stoll Stoll Berne Lokting and Shlachter PC
209 S.W. Oak Street , 5 th Floor
Portland , Oregon 97204
t: 503.227.1600
f: 503.227.6840
slarson@ssbls.com
mfriel@stollberne.com

PENNSYLVANIA (Willis)

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Names of Attorneys:
Gary Lynch
R. Bruce Carlson
Carlson Lynch LTD
P. O. Box 7635
36 N. Jefferson Street
New Castle , PA 16107
t: 724.656.1555
glynch@carlsonlynch.com
bcarlson@carlsonlynch.com

Paula R. Markowitz
Markowitz and Richman
1100 North American Building
121 South Broad Street
Philadelphia , PA 19107
t: 215.875.3117
ldicrosts@markowitzandrichman.com

Philip Stephan Fuoco
Joseph Osefchen
The Law Firm of Philips
Stephen Fuoco
24 Wilkins Place
Haddonfield , NJ 08033
t: 856.354.1100
josefchen@msn.com
pfuoco@msn.com

RHODE ISLAND

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Names of Attorneys:
Peter Wasylyk
Law Offices of Peter Wasylyk
1307 Chalkstone Avenue
Providence , RI 02098
t: 401.831.7730
f: 401.861.6064
pnwlaw@aol.com

Wm. Christopher Penwell
100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.337.6100
f: 612.339.6591
chrispenwell@siegelbrill.com

SOUTH CAROLINA

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
Charles W. Whetstone, Jr
Cheryl F. Perkins
Robert Rikard
Palmer Freeman
Whetstone, Myers, Perkins and Young
P.O. Box 8086
Columbia , SC 29202
t: 803.799.9400
f: 803.799.2017
cwhetstone@attorneyssc.com
cperkins@attorneyssc.com
rrikard@attorneyssc.com

Wm. Christopher Penwell
100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.337.6100
f: 612.339.6591
chrispenwell@siegelbrill.com

SOUTH DAKOTA

Case remanded and resolved.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorney:
Matthew T. Tobin
Ronald A. Parsons, Jr.
Kimberly J. Lanham
Johnson, Heidepriem, Miner, Marlow, and Janklow, LLP
431 North Phillips Avenue, Suite 400
Sioux Falls , SD 57104-5933
t: 605.338.4304
f: 605.338.4162
matt@jhmmj.com
kim@jhmmj.com

TENNESSEE

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

Joree G. Brownlow
Law Offices of Joree G. Brownlow
1444 Gillbam Driver, Suite 200
Bartlett , TN 38134
t: 901.266.9902
joree@jbrownlow.com

R. Christopher Gilreath
Gilreath and Associates
200 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 711
Memphis , TN 38103
t: 901.527.0511
f: 901.527.0514
chrisgil@sidgilreath.com

Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

TEXAS

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.
Name of Attorneys:
Donald R. Taylor
Jennifer Tatum
Taylor and Dunham, L.L.P.
327 Congress Avenue, Suite 600
Austin , TX 78701
t: 512.473.2257
f: 512.478.4409
dtaylor@taylordunham.com
jtatum@taylordunham.com

UTAH

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
James S. Lowrie
Jones Waldo Holbrook & McDonough, PC
170 S. Main Street, Suite 1500
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1644
t: 801.521.3200
f: 801.328.0537
jlowrie@joneswaldo.com

Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

VERMONT

Case remanded and resolved.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorney:
Shannon Liss-Riordan
Lichten & Liss-Riordan, P.C.
100 Cambridge St Ste 2000
Boston, MA 02114
t: 617.994.5800

VIRGINIA

Case remanded and resolved.
For additional information, please contact:
Name of Attorney:
Anthony Marchetti
Marchetti Law, P.C.
900 N. Kings Highway, Suite 306
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
t: 856.824.1001
f: 856.414.1806
AMarchetti@MarchettiLawFirm.com

WEST VIRGINIA

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.
Name of Attorneys:
Damon L. Ellis
Jonathan R. Mani
Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC
405 Capitol St
PO Box 1266
Charleston, WV 25325-1266
t: 304.720.1000
f: 304.720.1001
dlellis@maniellislayne.com

WISCONSIN

Class certified
Proposed Settlement has been given preliminary approval.  See, state-specific Rust Consulting link on first page for additional details.

Name of Attorneys:
Michael J. Watton
Watton Law Group
225 East Michigan St., Suite 550
Milwaukee , WI 53202
t: 414.273.6858
f: 414.273.6894
mwatton@wattongroup.com

Susan Ellingstad
Lockridge, Grindal Nauen, P.L.L.P.
100 Washington Avenue South, Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.339.6900
f: 612.339.0981
seellingstad@locklaw.com

Gordon Rudd
Zimmerman Reed, P.L.L.P.
1100 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street
t: 612.341.0400
f: 612.341.0844
Gordon.Rudd@zimmreed.com

Wm. Christopher Penwell
100 Washington Avenue South
Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55401
t: 612.337.6100
f: 612.339.6591
chrispenwell@siegelbrill.com

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