Category Archives: Fire Lawsuits
Hundreds of People Reported Missing After the Camp Fire Sweeps Over Northern California
Northern California’s Camp Fire is the worst wildfire the state has ever seen. The death toll is now at over 70 people. As of November 19, almost 1,000 people were reported missing. Rescue workers are searching through hundreds of destroyed neighborhoods to find people and thousands of residents have been displaced from their homes…. Read More »
New Wildfires in Bay Area Aggravated by Heavy Winds
Wildfires have been posing constant dangers to Bay Area residents; recent wildfires have displaced thousands of residents throughout California. Now, many Northern California communities have been warned that high winds and low humidity could cause wildfires in the coming days. As of Friday, some communities were under a “Red Flag Warning”, the most severe… Read More »
Our Wild Fire Attorneys Have Taken on a New Case!
The wildfires that devastated our state last year are continuing to leave a mark on the people of California. These fires destroyed over 8,700 structures, burned some 281,893 acres in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, and caused an estimated $297 million worth of damage. However, the lives lost during these fires have left the… Read More »
Are More Lawsuits Piling Up Against PG&E?
When major wildfires rolled through the wine country last October, things looked grim for many families living in the area. Destruction had left them homeless, and some had no financial recourse to fall back on. However, the court system has provided options for many of these families, who are now focusing lawsuits on the… Read More »
Could a California Utility Company Be Responsible for the Thomas Fire?
Only a few short weeks ago, we reported on how PG&E may have been responsible for the wildfires that raged across wine country. Now, a new lawsuit is claiming that another major energy provider may also be responsible for one of those blazes—the record-breaking Thomas fire. But the damages claimed in this latest lawsuit… Read More »
Oakland Warehouse Fire
An Oakland warehouse fire broke out on December 2, claiming the lives of over 30 people. The warehouse was known as the Ghostship. It was a work-live space that more than two dozen people called home. Artists and others, looking for affordable rent in the Bay Area, used the space as their art studio… Read More »