Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  June 19, 2020
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
411 Hackensack Avenue, Suite 501, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(248) 960-9009
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 8.01
Other Events

As previously disclosed, on May 18, 2020, Rockwell Medical, Inc. entered into a formal Stipulation of Settlement (the “Settlement”) of a consolidated shareholder derivative action pending in the United States District Court in the Eastern District of New York (the “Court”). On June 2, 2020, the Court issued an order preliminarily approving the Settlement (the “Order”) and scheduled a hearing for August 11, 2020 to determine whether the Court should issue a final order approving the proposed Settlement (the “Settlement Approval Hearing”). Subsequent to issuing the Order, the Court rescheduled the Settlement Approval Hearing for August 10, 2020.

As previously disclosed, the terms of the proposed Settlement, which include certain corporate governance reform measures, are described in the Notice of Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Derivative Action (the “Notice”), which is attached as exhibit 99.1 to our Current Report on Form 8-K filed on June 19, 2020. The Notice and the related Stipulation of Settlement are also available at

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 22, 2020
/s/ Russell Ellison
Russell Ellison
Chief Executive Officer