Fairview Fire Attorneys

The Fairview Fire is a destructive and deadly wildfire that has burned nearly 30,000 acres in Riverside County, California.  Initially ignited on September 5th, the fire has killed at least two people, seriously injured at least four others, and damaged or destroyed well over 40 structures.

While there is not much information about the ignition source at this time, the dry conditions in the area and throughout California allowed the blaze to grow quickly.

If you or a loved one have lost your home or business, suffered injuries, or were otherwise affected by the fire, Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP may be able to help.  Call today for a free consultation with our wildfire attorneys.

How We Can Help

  • At Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP, we have significant experience handling wildfire loss claims. Our attorneys have served in leadership positions in litigation against utility companies and have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for affected clients when they need it most.
  • Our attorneys can manage the insurance claims process on your behalf and make sure that you are dealt with fairly, maximizing your compensation.
  • We will investigate the source of the fire and hold any negligent party, such as a utility company, accountable for the devastation that the fire causes.

What Should Fire Loss Victims Do?

If you live in an area near the Fairview Fire, your health and safety is the most important thing during a wildfire crisis. Please comply with evacuation orders issued by authorities. If you have time, or have not yet been evacuated, you may take steps to prepare your home for a wildfire and make an inventory of your possessions in case your home is destroyed.

However, if you have already been affected by the Fairview Fire, you are likely facing significant uncertainty.  You may be dealing with financial hardships due to evacuation, finding alternate housing, lost wages, and property damage.  Your home may have been damaged or destroyed entirely.  You may have even suffered serious injury or lost a loved one.

While many people have homeowners and wildfire insurance policies, victims are often left with significant losses that are not covered by insurance companies.  Insurers rarely compensate victims adequately to rebuild their homes, replace personal property, or replace mature landscaping.  Additionally, insurance policies do not cover the annoyance and discomfort associated with losing your home, having to move, or completely rebuilding.  The only way to recover compensation for these losses is by filing a claim against the negligent party.  At Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP, we have the resources to fully investigate the fire and identify and hold accountable all negligent parties

While the fire is still burning, it may be in the best interests of property and business owners who have lost their homes or suffered other financial losses to speak with an attorney. Despite the seemingly yearly increase in wildfire activity throughout California, the truth is that very few people have gone through an experience like this.  At Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP, we have helped clients through it on many occasions.  We can help protect your rights, provide answers, and help you recover what you need to move forward.

Call Today for a Free Consultation

At Panish | Shea | Boyle | Ravipudi LLP, our attorneys have extensive experience representing clients who have suffered catastrophic losses in wildfires throughout California. We handle all cases on a contingency fee basis, meaning there are no upfront fees to our clients for our services. When you are able, contact us online or call (805) 210-8528 for a free and confidential case evaluation.

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