The 2017 Napa and Sonoma County Wildfires and PG&E’s Potential Liability

Posted on October 22nd, 2017

by Geoff J. Spreter, Esq. The Tubbs Fire Is Now the Most Destructive Wildfire in California History According to Cal Fire, the Tubbs Fire is now the most destructive wildfire in California history in terms of property damage. As of today, it has been reported to have destroyed over 5,300 strucutures. Two of the other 2017 Wine Country Fires also… READ MORE

Supreme Court to Review Enforceability of Arbitration Provisions

Posted on June 21st, 2017

by Benjamin D. Petiprin, Esq. With individual lawsuits filed by harmed consumers and employees being mostly impracticable, the class action lawsuit is the vehicle to effectuate actual policy change from multinational corporations. They laugh at your individual claim for $5,000 – they can either buy you out for pennies on the dollar or throw an army of high-priced lawyers at… READ MORE

Claims Deadline Approaches for 2016 Erskine Fire

Posted on June 19th, 2017

by Benjamin D. Petiprin, Esq. The 1 year deadline for filing real property claims against the State of California for the 2013 Erskine Fire is almost here. The 1 year anniversary of the fire is June 23, 2017. Among other things, you may be entitled to compensation for damages relating to your landscaping, fencing, livestock, and personal and real property.… READ MORE

Spreter | Petiprin is investigating a lawsuit against the contractors responsible for the 2017 Newport Beach Flood

Posted on June 19th, 2017

by Benjamin D. Petiprin, Esq. On May 24, 2017, disaster struck the Balboa Peninsula when a contractor negligently destroyed a seawall at 36th and Finley. Apparently, they thought it was above the water line, or they thought it was a brick planter. It wasn’t. As a result, numerous homes in the area were flooded, causing an unknown amount of property… READ MORE