California Wildfires

The recent California wildfires have been among the deadliest and most destructive in history. Survivors and their families may be able to file a claim.

VICTIMS OF THE 2018 CAMP FIRE MUST FILE CLAIM PAPERWORK BY OCTOBER 21, 2019, TO PRESERVE THEIR CLAIMS AGAINST PG&E

Those affected by the 2018 Camp Fire have less than two weeks to file potential legal claims against Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to recover money for deaths, injuries, evacuations, lost homes or businesses. Failure to file a claim by the October 21, 2019 deadline will result in the loss of all rights to compensation …. Read More

PG&E Debtors Will Not Contest Wildfire Causation 

Six months after filing for bankruptcy in January 2019, Pacific Gas & Electric—the utility company deemed responsible by investigators for certain tragic wildfires that raged through Northern California—filed a motion indicating it will not contest causation with respect to the 2018 Camp Fire or the twenty-two North Bay Fires that occurred in 2017. The motion …. Read More

ALERT: Camp Fire Victims Must Claim to Recover Money from PG&E by October 21, 2019

Individuals affected by the 2018 Camp Fire reported to be caused by PG&E must file claims with the bankruptcy court by October 21, 2019 in order to recover money for injuries, evacuations, lost homes and businesses. Those who fail to submit paperwork by the deadline will not be eligible to receive compensation for damages. In …. Read More

California Wildfires Victims Closer To Receiving Aid

This week, a California court appointed Alternative Dispute Resolution specialist, Cathy Yanni, as administrator of the Wildfire Assistance Program. In this role, Yanni will develop eligibility requirements and application procedures for the distribution of the $105 million Wildfire Assistance Fund. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), whose faulty equipment was recently reported to have started the deadly Camp …. Read More