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Mass Tort & Class Action Specialists

We pride ourselves on the fact we are a boutique law
firm with a national reputation handling mass torts,
class actions and multidistrict litigation.

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS

Class Action Lawsuit

We are pleased to announce that we have
negotiated a $36,000,000 settlement with Lumber
Liquidators concerning the sale of its
Chinese-made laminate flooring sold to
approximately 900,000 consumers between
2011 and 2015.

FIELD TURF

Class Action Lawsuit

We have filed lawsuits in federal district courts
across the country against FieldTurf USA, Inc. on behalf
of school districts alleging this company defrauded
customers by knowingly selling defective artificial turf sports fields,
which were paid for using taxpayer’s money.

CITYCENTER

High Rise Commercial
Construction Defect Litigation

Alex Robertson, IV served as the lead
trial attorney for MGM Resorts International
and CityCenter Holdings, LLC., in the largest
construction case in Nevada’s history. The case
settled after seven weeks of jury selection and
just before Opening Statements were set to begin
in the year-long trial.

Martindale Hubbell

Alex holds an AV Preeminent rating
(5.0 out of 5.0) from Martindale Hubbell
Law Directory, meaning he has been rated
by his peers to hold the highest ethical
standards and professional ability.
This is the rating for the highest
level of professional excellence.

Super Lawyers

Mr. Robertson was voted a Super
Lawyer of Southern California for
2011, 2012 2013 & 2014. This
honor is bestowed on less than
5% of the lawyers in
Southern California.

Corp INTL

Voted Industry Choice
Construction Law Firm of the
Year in Nevada.

Robertson & Associates Law Firm

 

Robertson and Associates Law Firm

Trey Robertson is one of the most preeminent wildfire attorneys in California. Mr. Robertson currently serves as the court-appointed Co-Lead Counsel for approximately 4,000 individual plaintiffs suing Southern California Edison Company in The Woolsey Fire Cases, JCCP No. 5000. The 2018 Woolsey Fire burned 96,949 acres, destroyed 1,643 structures, killed three civilians and prompted the evacuation of 295,000 people in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. He also serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in The Southern California Fire Cases, JCCP No. 4965, where he represents approximately 700 victims of the 2017 Thomas Fire and Montecito Debris Flow. The Thomas Fire burned 281,893 acres (440 square miles), destroyed 1,063 structures and killed one firefighter and one civilian. The ensuing Montecito debris flow destroyed or damaged over 400 homes and killed 23 civilians.

Mr. Robertson has decades of first-hand experience with wildfires. In 1997, Trey served as the Captain of the L.A. County Department of Animal Control’s volunteer horse evacuation team, and evacuated hundreds of horses in the Santa Monica Mountains during the 2003 and 2007 Malibu wildfires. During the 2018 Woolsey Fire, Trey personally fought the fire using 500 feet of his own fire hose to help save his neighbors’ homes. Additionally, Trey donates his time as a volunteer photographer for a large Southern California fire department, providing the Public Information Officers with photographs and videos from the fireline so that they can provide up-to-date information to the public about the size, location and direction of wildfires. Trey has also completed the Introduction To Wildland Fire Behavior (S-190) training from the National Wildfire Coordination Group (NWCG) to increase his knowledge of topography, weather, fuels, atmospheric conditions, wind and terminology associated with wildfires. Trey also understands the command structure used during wildfires, and holds certificates from FEMA on the Incident Command System and National Incident Command System (NIMS).

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Woolsey Fire Lawsuit

Montecito and SCE Fire Lawsuit

Mr. Robertson currently serves as the court-appointed Co-Lead Counsel for approximately 6,436 individual plaintiffs suing Southern California Edison Company in The Woolsey Fire Cases, JCCP No. 5000. The 2018 Woolsey Fire burned 96,949 acres, destroyed 1,643 structures, killed three civilians and prompted the evacuation of 295,000 people in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties. Robertson’s legal team currently represents the largest group of plaintiffs in the Woolsey Fire Cases, comprised of 1,156 clients and 500 households.Click here to download the Cal Fire/VCFD investigation report.

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Thomas Fire and Montecito Debris Flow Lawsuits

Montecito and SCE Fire Lawsuit

Alex “Trey” Robertson, IV has been appointed by the Court as a member of the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee (PEC) for the Thomas Fire and Montecito Debris Flow cases, which have been coordinated as a Judicial Council Coordinated Proceeding (JCCP) and transferred to Judge Buckley, the Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court, for all pre-trial purposes. Other members of our legal team, Robert Curtis of Foley, Bezek, Behle & Curtis (Santa Barbara) and Joseph Liebman (Santa Barbara) were also appointed to the PEC by the Court. Currently, our team represents more than 723 plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits against Defendant Southern California Edison Company (SCE), which allege that SCE caused the Thomas Fire and the resulting debris flow in Montecito. We represent one of the largest groups of plaintiffs in this JCCP proceeding. Click here to see the current court documents.

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Mountain View Fire Lawsuit

Mountain View Fire Lawsuit

The Mountain View Fire ignited on November 24, 2020 in Coleville, California and destroyed more than 90 homes and killed one homeowner. Major portions of the towns of Walker and Coleville in Mono County were destroyed by the fire. According to eyewitnesses, the fire began near the Mountain View BBQ restaurant, where a separated conductor was found lying on the ground near the point of origin. The fire spread quickly pushed by strong winds along U.S. 395 before rain and snow extinguished the fire. The fire scorched 32 square miles and almost all of the residents of Walker and Coleville were displaced. Our legal team filed the first lawsuit on December 23, 2020 against Liberty Utilities on behalf of dozens of victims of this fire. A copy of the Complaint filed in Mono County can be downloaded here.

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Bobcat Fire Lawsuit

Bobcat Fire Lawsuit
The Bobcat Fire erupted on September 6, 2020 in the Angeles National Forest near the Cogswell Dam. and burned 115,796 acres, destroyed 87 homes, 83 other structures and 178 vehicles in the Juniper Hills area of Los Angeles County. Southern California Edison Company (SCE) filed a report with the CPUC admitting that its Jarvis 12kV circuit relayed in the vicinity of the Cogswell Dam five minutes prior to the fire first being reported. Additionally, on September 16, 2020, USFS investigators seized as evidence a 23 foot section of SCE’s conductor and three tree limbs which may have come into contact with SCE’s energized conductor, thereby igniting the blaze. SCE is required to trim and maintain specified clearances between its conductors and tree branches in order to prevent wildfires. On November 5, 2020, our legal team filed the first lawsuit on behalf of victims of the Bobcat Fire against Southern California Edison Company.
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