SAN DIEGO (October 30, 2017) CaseyGerry attorneys Robert J. Francavilla and Jason C. Evans were named “Outstanding Trial Lawyers,” at the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego’s (CASD) annual Evening with the Trial Stars Awards Dinner recently held at the U.S. Grant Hotel.
The award was presented based on their work on a product liability case against a medical products company, which resulted in a $7.6 million jury verdict for the disabled plaintiff.
According to CASD, a local organization of trial lawyers dedicated to preserving and protecting the legal rights of consumers, the Outstanding Trial Lawyer Awards are given to attorneys responsible for an outstanding verdict in connection with a jury trial involving a civil or criminal matter. Criteria include ingenuity, liability aspects, service to the community and the amount of the verdict.
With a practice concentrating on serious personal injury/head injury and products liability, Francavilla is a longtime CaseyGerry partner and a seven-time winner of CASD’s “Outstanding Trial Lawyer” Award. Earlier this year he was also named “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by CASD.
He holds both his B.B.A. and J.D. from the University of San Diego.
Evans is an associate attorney for CaseyGerry and is a member of the firm’s complex litigation team, concentrating on product and premises liability, serious personal injury, class action and aviation cases, This is his first recognition as a CASD “Outstanding Trial Lawyer.” He was recently named amongst San Diego’s “Top 40 under 40” by SD Metro.
He holds a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, Casey Gerry was established in 1947, and is the oldest plaintiffs’ law firm in San Diego. The firm’s attorneys practice in numerous areas, including serious personal injury, product liability, pharmaceutical, mass tort, aviation and class action litigation. Headquartered at 110 Laurel St. in the Banker’s Hill neighborhood of San Diego, the firm also has an office in Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Calif. For more information, visit www.caseygerry.com.