If you or a family member has been affected by the Kincade Fire, contact us asap.

We can help you understand your legal options and rights.  Our team of award-winning lawyers represents over 6,000 people throughout California who lost their homes or businesses in the recent wildfires. Fill out the form or call 707-512-9955 for a free consultation with one of our attorneys.

Can I recover losses from the Kincade Fire?

PG&E now admits that on October 23 at 9:20 p.m., a jumper wire on one of its high voltage towers near Geyserville failed, came loose, and dangled over the vegetation below.  Within 10 minutes, flames ignited beneath the dangling wire.  The flames became what is now known as the Kincade fire.  Cal Fire has taken charge of the scene, and has roped off the area beneath the PG&E tower.

Sadly, failing jumper wires are nothing new for PG&E.  In fact, that’s exactly what caused the 2018 Camp Fire.

History would seem to be repeating itself. But there is a difference for those affected by the Kincade fire. According to experts in bankruptcy law, claims for the Kincade fire will not be held up in the bankruptcy proceeding PG&E began in January 2019. Rather, Kincade claims against PG&E for the Kincade fire will be given priority and be paid before all other fire claims.

Our lawyers have a successful track record against PG&E. No law firm in California has more experience suing PG&E.

Our lawyers represent over 6,000 victims of the Camp Fire and the 2017 North Bay Fires, and we can help you too. If you suffered Kincade Fire losses, please reach out to us. We want to help protect your rights. Call 707-512-9955 to learn more

Why Over 6000 Clients Chose Us: Experience Matters.

  • We filed our first lawsuit against PG&E nearly 30 years ago, and in these types of fire cases, no firm has more experience suing PG&E. 
  • We have won settlements against PG&E for hundreds of fire victims since 2010.
  • We are more than 30 lawyers strong and we have the manpower, knowledge, and financial resources to take PG&E all the way through trial if necessary

It’s Important to Speak to a Lawyer Now.

The steps and actions you take in the aftermath of the fire can affect your rights and ability to gain recovery going forward.  An attorney can guide you and help preserve your rights even if you are not ready to join the Kincaid fire lawsuit at this time.

You Don’t Pay Anything Unless We Win.

If we don’t win, you owe us nothing. We will not charge you legal fees or for any the costs of litigating your case unless you win a recovery from PG&E.

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Reports: PG&E Equipment Malfunctioned at Origin of Kincade Fire

Multiple news reports have confirmed that a PG&E transmission tower malfunctioned and broke near the origin of the Kincade Fire, which sparked in northeast Sonoma County on October 23, 2019.  PG&E has filed an official report with the California Public Utility Commission, stating it became aware of an outage about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday on a 230,000-volt transmission line “when the line relayed and did not reclose.”  PG&E did not turn off its 230,000-volt and 115,000-volt transmission lines that were in the area, according to PG&E. 

Contact us today to learn more about our potential Kincade Fire Lawsuits. Learn how you may hold PG&E accountable.

Why File a Lawsuit?

A lawsuit seeks from PG&E money to make you whole for the loss of your home, trees, property or belongings, medical bills, evacuation and temporary housing costs, emotional trauma and more. It doesn’t matter whether you have insurance because insurance alone won’t make you completely whole.

Why Choose the NorCal Fire Lawyers?

Do You Have the Resources to Take on PG&E?

Our PG&E and Wildfire Experience

✓No Other Firm Has More Experience Suing PG&E.
Our first case against PG&E was nearly 30 years ago. We know PG&E’s playbook and we use that unique knowledge to benefit our clients.

We have succeeded in trial against PG&E.
Our lead trial lawyer, Mike Danko, is the only lawyer in Northern California to have taken a case of this type all the way through to trial and verdict against PG&E. Since then, PG&E has offered settlements to our clients in many cases during or just before the start of trial. PG&E knows we are ready, willing and able to take a case to trial, and that approach helps us achieve the best results for our clients.

Appointed by judges to lead legal battles against PG&E.
We have been appointed by judges to leadership positions in large-scale cases against PG&E, including the 2017 North Bay Fires cases, the 2015 Butte Fire cases, and the 2010 San Bruno Explosion cases. Judges trust us to represent the best interests of fire & disaster victims.

Experienced, Award-Winning California Fire Lawyers: Leaders in the 2015 Butte Fire and 2017 California Wildfire Lawsuits

Northern California Fire Lawyers is a team of more than 30 attorneys from a coalition of three Northern California law firms:

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Northern California Fire Lawyers in the News

Our team of Wildfire Attorneys have been featured and our lawsuit against PG&E has been chronicled in major national and California news publications:

  • Mike Danko in San Francisco Chronicle:  “At some point there has to be accountability.”
  • Amanda Riddle on ABC10:  “They were leading people to a false sense of security.”
  • Kristine Meredith on Fox40: “What’s so troubling to us [about the fires] is not only does it not change, it gets worse each time.”
  • Dario de Ghetaldi in Mercury News: “PG&E needs to stop blowing up and burning down California.”

Mike Danko Kron 4 News Feature: Lawsuit Filed Against PG&E on Behalf of Camp Fire Victims

Kristine Meredith Fox 40 News Feature: Butte Camp Fire Victims

Meet Our Wildfire Lawyers

Northern California Fire Lawyers is a coalition of prominent Northern California law firms: Corey, Luzaich, de Ghetaldi & Riddle, Danko Meredith, and Gibbs Law Group. Our firms consist of seasoned trial lawyers, leading national personal injury attorneys, and experienced complex litigators. Attorneys on our team have been appointed by California judges to serve in leadership positions in a number of large, coordinated fire and disaster cases. We bring a deep knowledge of the systems and fire-prevention policies of major utility companies and are well-positioned to leverage the hard work from our previous cases to benefit our clients.

Trial Lawyer of the Year

San Mateo Trial Lawyers Association

Mike Danko

Consumer Protection MVP

Law360

Eric Gibbs (sole plaintiffs’ lawyer recognized nationwide)

Top 30 Plaintiff Lawyers in California

Daily Journal

Eric Gibbs

Top 50 Women Lawyers in Northern California

Kristine Meredith

Trial Lawyer of the Year

Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California

Mike Danko

Consumer Attorney of the Year

Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California

Eric Gibbs

Woman Advocate of the Year

Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California

Amanda Riddle

Av-Preeminent

Martindale-Hubbell – highest class of attorneys for professional ethics and legal skills

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