As of Nov. 25, 2018, the Woolsey Fire in Southern California was 100 percent contained. Now that the emergency phase of the disaster has passed, the focus now shifts to helping residents and business owners recover from the horrible losses they’ve suffered.
The Woolsey Fire began Nov. 8, 2018, in Ventura County. It then headed south into portions of Malibu after jumping the 101 Freeway. The fire claimed three lives and destroyed an estimated 1,643 structures in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. In addition, it charred 96,949 acres.
Recovering From the Disaster
When devastating wildfires like this occur, they can alter lives forever. In many cases, people who suffer the losses of family members, injuries or property losses will file lawsuits against the parties that played a role in causing the fires to occur.
Also, many business and property owners come to the unfortunate realization that their insurance policies are inadequate. They fail to provide the coverage required for people to obtain the compensation they need to recover from such a tragedy.
An experienced attorney can help hold those responsible for this type of disaster accountable. As a result, people who have suffered horrible losses can get their lives back together as fast as possible.
Please contact Wildfire Recovery Attorneys if you have been affected by the Woolsey Fire. We have a great deal of experience helping people who have gone through similar tragedies, and we are ready to help you as well. Please give us a call at 866-504-7321 or contact us online for more information.