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 biggest … Read More
Category Archives: Fire Lawsuits
Record breaking wildfires ripped through California in 2017, and new fire lawsuits are trying to hold responsible parties liable. Here’s what you need to know.
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 suspected … Read More
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 may … Read More
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 and … Read More