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Gregory Andrews Cade

Gregory Andrews Cade

Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Environmental Law
  • Alabama
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Summary

Attorney Gregory A. Cade specialized in Environmental Law and Asbestos Occupational Exposure, with a remarkable professional experience of over 20 years, has successfully recovered millions of dollars for asbestos cancer victims who were struggling with diseases such as lung cancer, asbestosis, mesothelioma, gallbladder cancer, kidney cancer, esophageal cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, colon cancer and pulmonary fibrosis. Gregory A. Cade is also the chairman of Environmental Litigation Group, P.C., which he joined in 1993 as an investigator and litigation paralegal, as well as a member of numerous renowned groups and associations, including the ABA and the National Registry of Environmental Professionals. Gregory A. Cade pursued a master’s program in Occupational Health, Safety and Industrial Hygiene on top of obtaining of his J.D. degree from Miles School of Law, in 2001. He worked closely with toxicologists, epidemiologists and other scientists at the UCLA School of Public Health, contributing to a thorough understanding of how environmental pollutants affect human health. Gregory A. Cade’s interest in the legal system and his passion for science motivated him to become an attorney. Despite the fact that asbestos cases are extremely complex, demanding and time-consuming, the attorney considers his career to be very rewarding; as he can efficiently help asbestos exposure victims and families recover the financial compensation they deserve. Attorney Cade represented many Alabama workers and families that were exposed to asbestos containing materials (ACM) at their workplaces or in their homes, through secondary exposure from a family relative working with asbestos. These are the most prevalent cities in Alabama with asbestos occupational sites: Alabama City, Auburn, Birmingham, Chickasaw, Coosa River, Decatur, Dothan, Fairfield, Florence, Gorgas, Huntsville, McIntosh, Mobile, Montgomery, Naheola, Prattville, Selma, Stevenson, Tuscaloosa, Tuskegee.

Practice Areas
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma
  • Environmental Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    60 minutes free consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Associate Attorney
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
Current
Education
Miles College
J.D. / Law (2001)
University of Alabama - Birmingham
B.S. / Natural Science and Mathematics with an emphasis on Chemistry and Biology (1991)
University of Alabama - Birmingham
M.P.H. / Occupational Health, Safety and Industrial Hygiene (1996)
Awards
Top One Percent
National Association of Distinguished Counsel
AV Preeminent Rating for Legal Ability and Ethical Standards
Martindale Hubbell
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Alabama Association for Justice
Top Attorneys
Birmingham Magazine
Birmingham, Alabama
Top 40 Under 40
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Alabama Association for Justice
Professional Associations
Alabama State Bar
Member
Current
Alabama Association for Justice
Member
Current
American Association for Justice, Benzene Litigation Division
Member
Current
Eagle Pitcher Asbestos Trust
Arbitrator
Current
Magic City Bar Association
Member
Current
Miles College Board of Trustees
Member
Current
National Association of Environmental Professionals
Member
Current
National Registry of Environmental Professionals
Member
Current
Who's Who in American Law
Member
Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. - Official Blog
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
Speaking Engagements
Complex Alternative Dispute Resolution Concepts, Mass Litigation and Case Management
Certifications
Certified Mesothelioma Trial Lawyer
The National Trial Lawyers
Websites & Blogs
Website
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C.
Blog
Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. - Official Blog
Videos
Gregory A. Cade: Our Goals & Mission | elglaw.com

Our mission here, at ELG is to help people. We are aware that our area of interest is difficult and not many lawyers can do what we do. Environmental Litigation Group has 20 years of experience, a highly skilled staff and the desire to work hard to obtain recoveries for clients. We are located in Birmingham, Alabama and we believe that we have the experience to handle cases nationwide.

About Gregory A. Cade | elglaw.com

Gregory Cade is the principle at ELG. The experienced staff at ELG is helping people who are injured in the occupational or environmental setting. They focus mainly on asbestos but also represent people on community environmental cases. Environmental Litigation Group has 20 years of experience, a highly skilled staff and the desire to work hard to obtain recoveries for clients. We are located in Birmingham, Alabama and we believe that we have the experience to handle cases nationwide.

ELG Law: Results and Testimonials | elglaw.com

Treven Pyles, Administrative Director and Brandi, Legal Assistant at Environmental Litigation Group shares how their clients feel thankful about their work. Environmental Litigation Group has 20 years of experience, a highly skilled staff and the desire to work hard to obtain recoveries for clients. We are located in Birmingham, Alabama and we believe that we have the experience to handle cases nationwide.

Gregory A. Cade: What Makes Us Unique | elglaw.com

ELG has its base in Alabama. They are unique because they do more government type of work and also because many other law firms call them for advises and several other things. Environmental Litigation Group has 20 years of experience, a highly skilled staff and the desire to work hard to obtain recoveries for clients. We are located in Birmingham, Alabama and we believe that we have the experience to handle cases nationwide.

Mesothelioma Lawyers & Referrals - Our Involvement | elglaw.com

We have been handling mesothelioma cases for a long time and sometimes other law firms call us for a certain unique piece that we may have put together 20 years ago. Environmental Litigation Group has 20 years of experience, a highly skilled staff and the desire to work hard to obtain recoveries for clients. We are located in Birmingham, Alabama and we believe that we have the experience to handle cases nationwide.

Legal Answers
15 Questions Answered

Q. If I moved into an apartment and it had mold that the management never disclosed, should I get a lawyer?
A: At the moment, Texas does not have any federal law compelling landlords to disclose the presence of mold on a property. Therefore, the landlord is not responsible with informing tenants regarding this issue before signing the lease and cannot be held liable if mold is subsequently discovered in the apartment. Unless mold exposure results in a serious health problem, a personal injury lawyer will not be able to assist you, as there is no case to be pursued. The most common symptoms of mold exposure include shortness of breath, headaches, difficulty concentrating, fatigue, disorientation, a chronic cough, sinus congestion, and blurred vision. If you begin experiencing some of these symptoms, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. As for mold removal, it is best to have a professional company take care of it for you. In general, DIY attempts to get rid of mold are not effective, as mold will continue growing or will inevitable reappear after a while. In Texas, mold remediation does not fall under the landlord’s duties either, so you will have to support the cost of the cleanup yourself. If you have trouble settling this matter with the management, a landlord-tenant lawyer might be able to help you.
Q. Trying to find a lawyer for a toxic mold situation in my mother's senior apartments. What kind of lawyer do I need
A: A personal injury attorney with solid knowledge of environmental law and, preferably, with relevant experience in toxic exposure cases is the legal professional you are looking for. Nevertheless, you should be aware that unless your mother developed a serious health issue as a consequence of mold exposure, pursuing a case will be extremely difficult, if not impossible. If, however, you do not intend to seek compensation for a personal injury, a landlord-tenant lawyer will be able to assist you with issues or disputes concerning mold exposure.
Q. our yard has a layer of asbestos siding buried about 3ft down. Should that have been disclosed when we purchased it?
A: According to the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission, the seller must priorly disclose the presence of any hazardous materials that they know of on the property, including asbestos. However, the seller is exempted from legal consequences if they were not aware of the existence of such materials on the property. Considering the place where you found the asbestos siding, chances are that the previous owner did not have any knowledge of its presence either. I suggest you contact them or the real estate agency you bought your house from to clear this matter up. If it turns out they had not known there were asbestos-containing products on the property before selling it to you, you will ultimately have to support the cost of the cleanup. It might also be a good idea to contact the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission. They will certainly be able to provide you with more information in this respect.
Q. I purchased a condo 4years ago, but did not receive a disclosure form. I now discover that my ceiling is covered with
A: Since the vast majority of houses built before the mid 1980s have asbestos somewhere in their structure, the seller is not required by law to priorly disclose the presence of this toxic agent. Another reason why asbestos disclosure was not deemed necessary by the State of Hawaii pertains to the relatively low risk of domestic exposure. Asbestos represents a health hazard only when fibers become airborne. Within most building materials, asbestos fibers are tightly bound and therefore cannot come off as long as the product is in good condition. This includes asbestos spray-on ceiling treatment, also known as popcorn ceiling. If this product was applied on the ceiling of your condo, you should avoid disturbing it to prevent exposure. Thereby, remodeling projects involving the ceiling are ill-advised unless the product is professionally removed beforehand and so is impacting the surface with furniture or other objects. As a rule of thumb, all furniture in the problematic room(s) should be at least one foot below ceiling level to make sure it will not be accidentally damaged. The removal of asbestos popcorn ceiling is rarely necessary, as this product does not typically pose a health threat. In fact, removing it is likely to increase the risk of exposure by releasing toxic fibers in the air.
Q. now retired NYC teacher How long do I have to sue dept of ed due to serious health issues caused by toxic environment
A: In New York, the statute of limitations for a plaintiff intending to file an asbestos claim is three years from the time of the diagnosis of the asbestos-related disease.
Q. My partner and i want to introduce new paint in usa. Question is if it needs to be subjected to any standardized test
A: Section 5 of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) mandates anyone who plans to manufacture or import a new chemical substance for a non-exempt commercial purpose to provide the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with prior notice. This pre-manufacture notice, or PMN, must be submitted at least 90 days prior to the manufacture or import of the chemical. Manufacturers and importers must also comply with other TSCA regulations that may impose certain reporting and testing requirements and restrictions, such as Significant New Use Rules (Snurs). The EPA is the responsible agency for enforcing TSCA regulations. https://chemicalwatch.com/17746/paints-regulation-in-the-us-and-gcc
Q. Hi, I would like to find all legislations and regulations related to sludge or cuttings reinjection (for oil industry)
A: The information on these pages should be useful: https://www.epa.gov/radiation/tenorm-oil-and-gas-production-wastes http://www.tenorm.com/regs.htm
Q. I bought a condominium apartment 4 years ago and was not informed about the existance of asbestos in the ceiling.
A: Sellers have to disclose material facts that they know or should know. Dependent on what it would likely cost to remove the asbestos you can investigate if the seller should have known about it and revealed it.
Q. I'm a hobbyist woodworker, what are the rules in place for collecting fallen trees in Oregon?
A: Hello. For information about personal firewood collection in Oregon forests you can access this link: http://bit.ly/2qqCEt7
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