PG&E Fire Lawsuits

Home, Health, Business Losses

PG&E fire lawsuits seek to recover damages for Camp Fire survivors who have suffered a wide variety of losses. That includes the full value of properties and personal belongings, evacuation and temporary housing costs, emotional trauma, loss of income, and any business losses suffered as a result of the the fire.  These lawsuits seek compensation in excess of what is already covered by insurance.  We offer a free legal consultation and get paid only if we win.

The Camp Fire devastated the towns of Paradise, Magalia, Pulga, Mineral Slide, Irish Town, Centerville, Parkhill, and Concow.  It also terrorized many nearby towns, including Oroville, Gridley, and Chico.  The deadliest fire in California history, it killed 85 people, burned 117,000 acres, destroyed 18,000 structures, displaced more than 150,000 residents.  Some are still missing.

Camp Fire Lawsuits Filed

Our Camp Fire Lawsuit petitions claim, PG&E knew or should have known that a breach of [its] standards and duties constituted negligence and would expose members of the general public to risk of death, injury, and damage to their property.”

Resources for Emotional Support

The Camp Fire has been beyond devastating for thousands of people who need emotional support to survive these trying times.  Please click this link for Emotional-Support-Resources.

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Utility Company Lawsuit Settlements

$17 million*

Recovered $17 million for a child burned in an explosion and fire caused by the negligence of a utility company. The case was settled during trial.

Gross Award: $17 Million
Fees & expenses: $5,610,000

$17 million*

Recovered $17 million for a child burned in an explosion and fire caused by the negligence of a utility company, (a second child). The case was settled during trial.

Gross Award: $17 Million
Fees & expenses: $5,610,000

$7 million*

Recovered $7 million for a woman burned in an explosion and fire alleged to be caused by a utility company. The case was settled during trial.

Gross Award:  $7 Million
Fees & expenses:  $2,310,000

*Previous settlements do not guarantee or predict any future recovery.  Each case depends on its own facts.

 

PG&E Bankruptcy doesn’t end claims

(February 28, 2019)  PG&E Corporation’s bankruptcy filing last month doesn’t end Camp Fire claims, according to a plaintiff’s attorney working in Chico, California.

“PG&E declared bankruptcy to try to hide from the liability of killing or injuring people in the Camp Fire,” said attorney Peter de la Cerda who represents several Camp Fire victims who suffered personal injury and/or business losses due to the fire.  “These cases don’t end with PG&E’s underhanded bankruptcy filing.  We are still pursuing them, even more aggressively now.”   Read more