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Order -- Ortho Evra Mass Tort Reassigned to Judge Jamie Happas

It is ORDERED that, effective September 1, 2007 and until further order, the provisions of the Courtís October 10, 2006 Order regarding the mass tort designation and centralized case management of all pending and future litigation involving the Ortho Evra birth control patch are hereby amended so as to reassign all such matters to Superior Court Judge Jamie D. Happas, with all specific references in that prior order to Judge Bryan D. Garruto now being references to Judge Happas.

It is FURTHER ORDERED that Special Master Agatha N. Dzikiewicz shall assist Judge Happas with the management of this litigation; no mediator or other master may be appointed in this litigation without the express approval of the Chief Justice.

For the Court
Stuart Rabner
Chief Justice
Dated: September 4, 2007

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