What PG&E’s Bankruptcy Means For My Camp Fire Claims

What PG&E’s Bankruptcy Means For My Camp Fire Claims

Does PG&E’s bankruptcy mean that I no longer have a claim?  If I make a claim against PG&E, will that cause my rates to go up? Does PG&E’s bankruptcy affect the deadlines for filing a claim related to the Camp Fire?

As has been widely reported, PG&E filed bankruptcy this past week. This will be the largest bankruptcy in California and likely the nation.  With this bankruptcy come many questions. Although we do not know all of the answers at the present time, we do know one thing . . . IF YOU HAVE SUFFERED A LOSS BECAUSE OF THE CAMP FIRE, YOU HAVE A VIABLE AND VALUABLE CLAIM.  The only thing that has changed with PG&E’s bankruptcy is where the claim will be heard (i.e. California Superior Court or United States Bankruptcy Court). Camp Fire claims will not be heard in the United States Bankruptcy Court.

Should I Still File a Claim Against PG&E Now That They Are Filing for Bankruptcy

We are concerned that many who learned of PG&E’s recent bankruptcy filing will decide not to seek recovery from PG&E for their losses related to the Camp Fire feeling that all is lost.  Or, worse yet, some may feel that they are somehow adding to the problem by filing a claim. Notwithstanding these concerns, the bigger issue is that the time for filing claims is going to be shortened because of PG&E’s bankruptcy.  We anticipate that the bankruptcy court will likely issue an order relatively soon setting strict deadlines as to when Camp Fire claims must be filed in the bankruptcy court.  As such, time is of the essence.

  • If you know anyone who is having such thoughts, please give them our numbers so that we can talk with them and help answer their questions.
  • If you have any questions about how PG&E’s bankruptcy might affect your claim, please call us.
  • If you know of anyone who has not yet hired an attorney to pursue a claim, please share our contact information with them.
  • If any of the above apply to you or someone you know, you can also come to one of the many meetings we will be having:

February 9, 2019
Hampton Inn & Suites Yuba City
1375 Sunsweet Blvd,
Yuba City, CA 95991
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

February 9, 2019
Oxford Suites Chico
2035 Business Lane
Chico, California 95928
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

February 10, 2019
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Chico
685 Manzanita Ct,
Chico, CA 95926
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

February 11, 2019
Best Western Inn
25 Heritage Ln
Chico, CA 95926
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Please come and discuss your questions in person and bring your friends and neighbors with you so that we can help them as well.

Camp Fire Attorneys in Butte County

If you or a loved one has been a victim of a utility-company-related wildfire, we will seek damages on your behalf for the losses you have incurred with absolutely no out-of-pocket expenses from you.

Call (800) 383-7027 or email us to schedule a free, confidential consultation.

To learn more visit CampFireLegalCenter.com

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