Wesley K. Polischuk
Wesley K. Polischuk is an attorney at Robinson Calcagnie‚ Inc. where he represents plaintiffs in product liability, pharmaceutical, medical device and personal injury cases, in addition to class action litigation involving fraud, misrepresentation, consumer and data privacy and other consumer protection.
Specifically, Mr. Polischuk represents or has represented plaintiffs involving the following products, pharmaceuticals and medical devices: YAZ/Yasmin/Ocella (In re Yasmin and YAZ (Drospirenone) Mktg., Sales Pracs. & Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL No. 2100, United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois), DePuy ASR hip implants (In re DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL. No. 2197, United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio), DePuy Pinnacle hip implants (In re DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Pinnacle Hip Implant Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL No. 2244, United States District Court, Northern District of Texas), Stryker Rejuvenate hip implants (In re Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL No. 2441, United States District Court, District of Minnesota), Xarelto (In re Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL No. 2592, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana), Risperdal (Risperdal and Invega Product Liability Cases, JCCP No. 4775, Los Angeles County Superior Court), Testosterone (In re Testosterone Replacement Therapy Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL No. 2545, United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois), Wright hip implant (Wright Hip System Cases, JCCP No. 4710, Los Angeles County Superior Court), Biomet hip implant (In re Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant Prods. Liab. Litig., MDL No. 2391, United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana), and Roundup. Mr. Polischuk also represents victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting, which resulted in a $800 million settlement. Along with Mark Robinson, Daniel Robinson and Michael Olson of Robinson Calcagnie, Inc., he was a finalist for the 2021 CAOC Consumer Attorney of the Year for his work on this case.
Mr. Polischuk also handles consumer class actions, including some of the following:
- St. Joseph Health System Medical Information Cases, JCCP No. 4716, which resulted in a $39.5 million settlement on behalf of consumers just prior to the start of trial
- Blue Cross of California Website Security Cases‚ which resulted in a settlement providing millions of dollars in benefits for over 640‚000 WellPoint customers whose information and health records were disclosed on the Internet
- In Re Experian Data Breach Litigation (SACV 15-1592 AG CD CAL), which resulted in a $22 million non-reversionary settlement fund that provided over $170 million in value to the class
- In re 21st Century Oncology Customer Data Security Data Breach Litigation, MDL 2737, which resulted in a $7.85 million non-reversionary settlement fund that provided over $12.5 million in value to the class
- Dodge v. PHH Corporation, et al. (8:15-cv-01973), which resulted in a $17 million settlement related to alleged violations of section 8(a) of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”), 12 U.S.C. § 2607(a) for paying and receiving kickbacks, referral fees, or other things of value in connection with the referral of title insurance and other settlement services
Mr. Polischuk has been named a Rising Star from 2013 to 2022 and an Up-and-Coming Orange County Top 25 from 2018 to 2022 by Super Lawyers Magazine. He is the 2022 Secretary of the Board of Directors of Project Youth OCBF, which provides integrated prevention and intervention services to at-risk youth in Orange County that address barriers to education, health, youth crime, teen pregnancy, and substance abuse, and served as its 2018 Associate Board President. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, Consumer Attorneys of California and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Polischuk is married to Camden Polischuk, an attorney in Orange County, and has three children. In his spare time, he coaches his children’s baseball and soccer teams, and is a member of the Ladera Ranch Little League Board of Directors.