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Woolsey Fire, Camp Fire And Tinder Dry Conditions

The recent wildfires in California, including the Woolsey Fire and the Camp Fire, have been incredibly devastating. According to estimates from the Insurance Information Institute, they are likely to be the most expensive on record. Countless Californians lost their homes or property because of these fires. The effects of 2018 wildfires include:

  • 8.5 million burned acres
  • A number of fatalities, including 88 from the Camp Fire alone
  • More than 10,000 insurance claims

These wildfires, especially the Woolsey Fire, Camp Fire and Hill Fire, have had a huge effect on the lives of many Californians. Tinder dry conditions from years of drought and increased fuels mean that a spark in the wrong place could start the next blaze. Being within an evacuation perimeter takes an emotional toll and the waiting to learn whether a home survived can become excruciating. Across California over the last two years, thousands of homes, businesses and other property were damaged or destroyed.

We Help Our Clients Move On

The emotional difficulty of a wildfire does not stop after the fire is gone. If you were underinsured, or your homeowners insurance will not cover the full wildfire damage, you may not have the money you need to move forward. You may need that claim or settlement, not only to repair your property, but also to help cover relocation or alternative housing, which can be a sad reality after wildfire loss.

You do not have to face this alone. Padilla Law Group, LLP, is prepared to help individuals recover from wildfires and other accidents. Types of uninsured losses include:

  • Landscaping
  • Debris removal
  • The loss of furnishing and fine art
  • Erosion
  • Personal injury/emotional distress

Our wildfire litigation team understand what you are facing. Our goal is the full recovery of all uninsured losses. We will assist you in navigating the insurance claim process, FEMA assistance and debris removal programs.

Contact Us Today For A Free Consultation

If you or a loved one has been affected by the recent wildfires in California, please call our Encinitas office at 858-481-5454, or send us a message through our contact form. One of our fire claim attorneys will get in touch with you.