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On January 29, 2019, PG&E officially filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The utility giant cited liability costs from the 2017 and 2018 California wildfires. The Bankruptcy filing may affect your claims for losses in the wildfires.

What does this mean for victims of the wildfires?

The 2017 and 2018 wildfire lawsuits may be impacted by the PG&E bankruptcy. It is not too late to bring a claim if you were harmed by one of these wildfires.

Andrews & Thornton has decades of experience representing tort victims in bankruptcy actions. Bankruptcy courts have strict rules that are different from normal lawsuits. The attorneys at Andrews & Thornton can protect your rights and help you file a claim in the bankruptcy court.

What action can I take?

If you or a loved one suffered property loss or personal injury from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires, contact Andrews & Thornton for a free consultation. We can advise you on how to protect your rights in the PG&E bankruptcy action.

Now that PG&E has filed for bankruptcy, deadlines may be set that could put your claims at risk. It is important to act now.

A California problem requires California lawyers. Other lawyers from outside the state are descending on the wildfire victims. Trust the firm with experienced California lawyers. Trust the firm with bankruptcy experience.

Contact Andrews & Thornton at (949) 748-1000,, or via our Contact Page if you sustained an injury or were impacted by the 2017 or 2018 Wildfires in California.

TOPSHOT - Flames from the Camp fire burn near a home atop a ridge near Big Bend, California, on November 10, 2018. - The death toll from the most destructive fire to hit California rose to 23 on November 10 as rescue workers recovered more bodies of people killed by the devastating blaze. Ten of the bodies were found in the town of Paradise while four were discovered in the Concow area, both in Butte County. (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

CAMP FIRE (Photo by Josh Edelson / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)