Practice Areas

General Liability & Personal Injury

Over the past 30 years, our trial attorneys have regularly handled civil litigation for individuals, businesses, and public entities. Our commitment to cost-effective, quality representation, with an eye towards building long-term trusted relationships has made us the sought-after firm for clients looking to minimize exposure and win favorable results as efficiently as possible.

General Liability & Auto

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza has comprehensive experience in achieving defense verdicts, dispositive pre-trial and in-trial rulings, voluntary dismissals and favorable negotiated resolutions of most types of general liability and auto cases throughout the state of California. Many of these cases involve defending property owners, businesses and public entities against claims for catastrophic personal injuries. Our commitment to providing goal driven, effective, quality representation allows us to minimize exposure and win favorable results for our clients while maintaining superior case handling efficiency.

Commercial Liability

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza has a strong background in handling lawsuits affecting corporations, partnerships, associations, and proprietorships. Our lawyers have a comprehensive understanding of federal and state law as applied in commercial contexts and have successfully resolved a wide range of commercial matters, including employment discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual misconduct, on the job injuries, product defect, ranging from financial institutions, insurance companies, construction entities and small businesses.

Employment Litigation

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza has extensive experience representing clients involved in a broad range of employment disputes both at the trial and appellate levels, and before federal and state administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Fair Employment & Housing, the National Labor Relations Board, Department of Labor, and the Department of Industrial Relations. Whether through settlement, motion practice, alternative dispute resolution or trial, our skilled counselors consistently achieve successful results for our clients in a most cost effective manner.

Appeals & Writs

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza’s esteemed counsel have thorough understanding of appellate procedure and practice. Nicole Meredith is chief appellate counsel and has extensive experience in successfully briefing and arguing a variety of complex matters before the California state and federal courts of Appeal, including the California Supreme Court. David Vogl, Sam Meredith, Michael Burke & David Firestone all have extensive experience in briefing and argument before the California state and federal courts of appeal.

Construction Injury

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza has extensive experience in successful mediation and litigation of matters involving significant construction site injuries. Our attorneys repeatedly demonstrate expert skill and technique in the successful representation of public entities, equipment manufacturers, general contractors and subcontractors. In addition, we are skilled in working with insurers and offer expert legal advice regarding issues involving complex coverage relating to general liability and surety bond matters.

Construction Defects

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza has a strong background in construction defect litigation. Our attorneys have extensive trial and arbitration experience in both state and federal courts, and before the American Arbitration Association and other arbitration forums. We represent general contractors, design professionals, suppliers, developers and subcontractors on issues ranging from basic contract formation and dispute, to design, construction defect and delay. Our primary focus is cost-efficiency and we approach each matter with an aim towards successful resolution in a quick and effective manner.

Environment & Toxic Torts

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza is proficient in handling matters involving asbestos, and other hazardous substance exposure, environmental contamination, commercial liability, premises liability and products liability matters. We have extensive experience representing manufacturers and distributors of commercial and consumer-grade chemical products including asbestos. We are experienced in a wide variety of cases, including issues of cancer causation, chemical product labeling, industrial hygiene practices and epidemiological and toxicological analyses. Our attorneys have an in-depth understanding of CERCLA regulations and are skilled in handling multiparty complex litigation involving toxic exposure and contamination.

Professional Liability

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza has an extensive background in defending a broad range of professional liability claims, involving legal malpractice, errors and omissions claims involving real estate brokers, insurance brokers and other professionals. We are experienced in all aspects of professional liability defense, and are well qualified to handle sensitive issues of confidentiality arising in these matters. Our attorneys employ a result-oriented approach aimed to achieve quick and cost-effective resolution keeping in sight the sensitive nature of these claims.

Product Liability

Vogl Meredith Burke & Streza continues to consistently achieve favorable results in products liability litigation in cases throughout the state of California. Our attorneys have extensive courtroom experience in handling various product defect related claims. We attribute our success to early and accurate assessment of liability and cost-effective, result-oriented strategy. Our strong reputation in this arena is backed by our record of success in effectively negotiating settlements, achieving affirmative rulings on dispositive motions, and obtaining jury verdicts in favor of our clients.

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