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San Diego County Fair Keeps the Throngs Coming

August 15, 2019 News Articles

Firm partner Frederick Schenk is keenly focused on giving back to his community, and serves on the Board of Directors for 22nd District Agricultural Association (San Diego County Fair Board). Appointed by Gov.

CaseyGerry Announces Preliminary Approval of $393.5 Million Settlement in Class Action Against Wells Fargo

August 8, 2019 Press Releases

Judge Grants Preliminary Approval of $393.5 Million Settlement For Plaintiffs in Wells Fargo Collateral Protection Insurance Class Action Suit

SAN DIEGO – August 8, 2019 – CaseyGerry – a San Diego-based plaintiffs’ law firm – has announced the preliminary approval of a $393.5 million settlement in a class action suit against Wells Fargo and National General Insurance.

A New Class Ascertainability Standard

August 7, 2019 Attorney Articles

By Jeremy K. Robinson, CaseyGerry – The Los Angeles Daily Journal

On July 29, in Noel v. Thrifty Payless, Inc., S246490 the California Supreme Court announced the test for class “ascertainability” under California law: a class is ascertainable when it “defines the class in terms of objective characteristics and common transactional facts that make the ultimate identification of class members possible when that identification becomes necessary.”

CaseyGerry Attorneys Lauded By Legal Publication

July 31, 2019 Press Releases
Four Partners Named to Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers List

SAN DIEGO (July 2019) Four CaseyGerry partners – David S. Casey Jr., Frederick Schenk, Robert J. Francavilla and Gayle M.

CaseyGerry Partner Lauded by Leading Legal Publication

July 22, 2019 Press Releases
David S. Casey Jr. Featured in Daily Journal’s Top Plaintiff Attorney List

SAN DIEGO – CaseyGerry partner David S. Casey Jr. has been recognized as among California’s “Top 30 Plaintiff’s Lawyers” for 2019 by The Daily Journal – California’s leading legal publication.

Asbestos Exposure on 9/11: The North Tower

How Asbestos Exposure on 9/11 Led to a New Generation of Mesothelioma Sufferers

The attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001 created a new asbestos exposure hazard. The North Tower was constructed between 1970 and 1972 and asbestos was used as fireproofing up to the 40th floor.

How Asbestos Exposure Causes Mesothelioma and Cancer

Carpet underlays Acoustic tiles Acoustic plaster Floor tiles Heat cement Roofing felt Roofing paper Lap seal Limpet spray Artificial fireplaces and materials Firebrick Patching and spackling compounds Pipe and duct insulation Vinyl wallpaper Pipe covering Pipe insulation Joint compounds Fake snow Perlite Corrugated asbestos sheet Troweled coating U.S.

Asbestos in the United States

A Brief History of Asbestos in the United States and Companies’ Failure to Warn

​​​​​​​Asbestos has been used in industrial applications since about 1880. More than 3,000 products using asbestos include fire resistant insulation, gas masks, water and sewage pipes, cement building materials, reinforcement in asbestos-cement products, brakes and clutches, sprayed fire-proofing products, floor tiles and coverings.

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