IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
September 8, 2009
MARILYN MATHES, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS MOTHER ON BEHALF OF HER NATURAL CHILD, EMILY MATHES, DECEASED, PLAINTIFF,
BAYER CORPORATION, AN INDIANA CORPORATION, BAYER HEALTH CARE PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, AND BAYER HEALTHCARE, LLC, A DELAWARE CORPORATION, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Murphy, District Judge
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
Consistent with the Court's policy that related cases should be concentrated before a single judge, see Bourda v. Caliber Auto Transfer of St. Louis, Inc., Civil No. 09-519-GPM, 2009 WL 2356141, at *1 (S.D. Ill. July 31, 2009); Kurz v. Fidelity Mgmt. & Research Co., No. 07-cv-709-JPG, 2008 WL 2397582, at *1 (S.D. Ill. June 10, 2008); Sanders v. Merck & Co., Civil No. 07-64-GPM, 2007 WL 924497, at *2 (S.D. Ill. Mar. 27, 2007); Vogel v. Merck & Co., 476 F. Supp. 2d 996, 997-98 (S.D. Ill. 2007), this case is hereby REASSIGNED for all further proceedings to Chief United States District Judge David R. Herndon, before whom a number of related cases (Hill v. Bayer Corp., Civil No. 09-567-DRH (S.D. Ill. filed July 27, 2009), Hicks v. Bayer Corp., Civil No. 09-602-DRH (S.D. Ill. filed Aug. 7, 2009), Spencer v. Bayer Corp., Civil No. 09-604-DRH (S.D. Ill. filed Aug. 7, 2009), Franklin v. Bayer Corp., Civil No. 09-625-DRH (S.D. Ill. filed Aug. 18, 2009), Wood v. Bayer Corp., Civil No. 09-627-DRH (S.D. Ill. filed Aug. 18, 2009), and Devine v. Bayer Corp., Civil No. 09-628-DRH (S.D. Ill. filed Aug. 18, 2009)) are already pending. All further filings in this case shall bear the case number Civil No. 09-630-DRH-PMF.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
G. PATRICK MURPHY United States District Judge
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