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THE WAGNER LAW GROUP IS EXPERIENCED IN SUCCESSFUL CASES FOR WILDFIRE VICTIMS
If you or your family lost property in the devastating Maui wildfire or were displaced, you may be entitled to compensation in excess of your insurance coverage. Our firm at Wagner Law Group is dedicated to helping those affected by the Maui wildfire. Don’t wait any longer contact us today!

The recent Maui wildfire has left a lasting impact on the lives of many. If you’ve been affected, contacting a lawyer could be a critical step in securing your rights, recovering losses, and rebuilding your life.

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Maui Fire Lawyers

If you or your family lost property in the devastating Maui wildfire or were displaced, you may be entitled to compensation in excess of your insurance coverage. Our firm at Wagner Law Group is dedicated to helping those affected by the Maui wildfire.

Hawaiian Electric May Have Caused Wrongful Death

Hawaiian Electric, the major power company on Maui, is facing scrutiny for not shutting down power lines despite dangerous fire conditions caused by high winds. The company had previously pledged safety measures but invested little in wildfire-specific projects. Speak to one of our lawyers today to find out how to secure your maximum award without risking the right to file claims going forward.

The first of what several people are assuming will be many of the wrongful death lawsuits surrounding the Maui Fire was just filed against Hawaii Electric. The fire was the most deadly wildfire in state history, and, unfortunately, there will likely be several more wrongful death suits coming forward in the next few weeks and months. If you or a loved one died or faced injury or property damage due to the Maui Fire, then please don’t hesitate to reach out to our legal team.

Hawaiian Electric May Have Caused Maui Fires

As with several of the recent fires in California, it looks like the Maui Fires were possibly started by none other than the Hawaiin Electric Company. In fact, Maui County filed a lawsuit Thursday against Hawaiin Electric Company and its subsidiares. The suit alleges that the utility company’s negligence caused the fires.

File a Hawaiian Electric Fire Lawsuit

Have you or a loved one faced injury, death, or property loss due to the Maui Fires? If so, then you may be entitled to compensation! Contact the attorneys here at Wagner Law Group for a Hawaiin Electric fire lawsuit consultation today! We’re standing by to represent you and your interests in a court of law!

Our team of Maui Fire Lawyers can help recover money for injury, loss of property, income, emotional distress and more. Your lawsuit will seek money in excess of what is already covered by your insurance. In order to get the compensation you deserve we negotiate aggressively with the insurance companies.

The initial settlement amount will likely be far less than the value of your loss. It’s important that you don’t agree to any offer or settlement without making an itemized calculation of your loss. Our experienced wildfire attorneys will help you provide the proof of loss the insurance investigator requires, taking a complete assessment of the damage. After reviewing the insurance policy and calculating loss our Fire attorneys make a compelling case for your full reimbursement.

Our Previous Case Results
$10 million
Confidential Class Action Settlement
$72.4 million
Ridgeway v. Walmart
$3.4 million
Galanti v. Cambridge Investments
$4.2 million
Nazeri v. Placer Title
$4.25 million
Jones v. 7 Up
$15.1 million
Brewer v First American Title

Our Team of Lawyers Can Help You Win Maximum Compensation in Cases of

Partial Damage Falling ash, soot and smoke can cause extensive damage to floors, walls and furniture. Your insurance may want to pay for cleaning rather than replacing damaged property.
Total Destruction Many homeowners suffered complete destruction of their home in the fire and must file a claim for total loss. The amount offered by the insurance company may fall short of the full home value if the property is under insured or the investigation is not completed within a certain time.
Structure Damage Partial destruction of your home or business from fire damage can require rebuilding, but your insurance company may urge you to make repairs to the damaged structure instead.

Expert Representation From Our Experienced Fire Lawyers

Our team of Maui Fire Attorneys have experience winning large settlements for fire victims in cases where insurance companies balk at paying claims. We’re familiar with the all of the strategies and tricks that most insurance companies frequently to use. Our Maui Fire lawyers will be able to help you defeat their delay-and-deny tactics. You may be entitled to compensation for the full value of your lost home, personal property, temporary housing costs, medical bills, business losses, pain and suffering and more. Don’t settle for less than you deserve. Call our team of Maui Fire Lawyers today to secure the greatest settlement possible!

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Recent Fire News

Maui Fire Lawyers – Recovery Costs Prompt Cuts in State Spending

State budget officials are scraping together a big pile of cash previously budgeted for a wide range of uses to instead pay for mounting Maui wildfire recovery expenses. Gov. Josh Green recently informed leaders of all state agencies that he is using his emergency power to redirect $173 million in appropriations for about two dozen projects and programs, including long-overdue repairs to a leaky Hawai‘i Convention Center roof, so that the state can cover near-term costs responding to the biggest disaster in recent Hawaii history. The move could alter the fate or timing of affected projects and programs, though the governor plans to request that the Legislature next year re-appropriate all the money he has shifted.

Maui Fire Lawyers – Hawaiian Electric Tallies Early Disaster Costs

Hawaiian Electric has shared a glimpse of expenses from the Aug. 8 Maui wildfires while vowing to vigorously contest litigation blaming the company for the disaster. The utility and its parent disclosed in a recent financial report that their fire-related expenses totaled $20.4 million through the end of September. Those costs, which included $10.8 million in legal expenses, were a primary factor in the profit of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. falling 34% to $41.6 million in the three months ended Sept. 30 from $62.6 million in the same quarter of 2022.

Maui Fire Lawyers – Another Lahaina Memorial Planned

The passage of time was evident Wednesday at the scores of crosses that form a Lahaina memorial on the hillside above the destroyed town. The once lush maile lei that drapes the crosses has turned brown. Notes and objects left by loved ones to honor the spirits of the deceased are fading in the sun. However, newly planted coconut trees at the entrance of the memorial hint of emerging green shoots and hope of recovery to come. Two representatives from Lutheran Church Charities of Northbrook, Ill., which operates the Hearts of Mercy & Compassion Ministry, were at the memorial to pay their respects Wednesday, which marked three months since the deadly Aug. 8 Lahaina firestorm that claimed the lives of at least 99 people.

Maui Fire Lawyers – Maui Fire Fund To Compensate Survivors

The beginnings of a Lahaina wildfire victims compensation fund were announced Wednesday by Gov. Josh Green, three months after the disaster that killed at least 99 people. More than $150 million will be made available to people who lost family members or were seriously injured in the Aug. 8 fire. Money in what has been named the Maui Recovery Fund will be available to such survivors who are willing to release parties from any tort liability in the fire. Green said details on how the program will work still need to be finalized, but that he expects initial payments can be made between April and June to qualified applicants, and that expected future growth of the fund will expand use to cover people who lost homes in the wind-driven blaze. Participation is optional, and attorneys donating their time will be available to advise interested participants, according to Green.

Maui Fire Lawyers – A Message From Hawaii To DC: ‘We Don’t Have Enough Money’

A delegation of Hawaii’s civic leaders looking for help for Maui converged on the nation’s capital this week seeking to become better advocates for the island by learning more about the inner workings of federal agencies and to make sure that Lahaina’s needs aren’t being forgotten. In a jam-packed, whirlwind visit they met with Hawaii’s congressional delegation and top officials at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Small Business Administration, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Administration. At each agency, they made presentations about Maui’s needs after the disastrous Aug. 8 fires, shared their insights about ways the community is struggling and pressed for details about how federal programs could work to boost the island’s recovery process more effectively.

Maui Fire Lawyers – Feds Want To Plant Invasive Grasses To Control Soil After Maui Fires

With winter rains fast-approaching, federal officials are moving forward with a plan to air-drop seeds of invasive grasses across the scorched landscape in Upcountry Maui and Lahaina to control the loose soil before it washes into streams and the ocean. Michael Constantinides, assistant director for technology with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, said that while planting a native species like pili or kawelu may be preferred, none are available in quantities that could be deployed at a landscape or watershed scale. “The honest, basic truth is we have few options,” he said Wednesday during a House Finance Committee field trip to a Chevalier-owned property in Kula overlooking some of the 19 homes that were destroyed Upcountry in the Aug. 8 wildfires.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need an attorney?
What if I’ve already taken steps independently?
More often than not, our new clients have begun the claims process themselves and find it stressful and burdensome, or simply cannot comply with insurance company demands. Once we are retained by a client, we begin gathering the requisite information and inform the insurance carriers to direct all communication to our office. It is our goal to alleviate as much stress as we can from our clients so they can concentrate on restoring their lives.
The insurance company said I don’t need an attorney—is that true?
It is important to remember that your interests and the interests of the insurance company are not the same. While it is illegal for a non-attorney, such as an insurance adjuster, to provide legal advice, they often do, and it usually is not very sound. You should always seek an opinion from a personal injury lawyer to get an unbiased legal opinion regarding your case and your rights. At Maui Fire Lawyers we provide free, no risk case consultations to injured persons and their families.
What damages am I entitled to recover?
This will depend largely on the type of case and the damages sustained. In wildfire cases our clients are entitled to recover compensation for wrongful death, damage to their house and vehicle, medical expenses, property loss, pain & suffering, loss of income, soot, ash or smoke damage, home repair costs, evacuation expenses and additional living expenses. Past and future medical expenses are recoverable, as are all past and future lost wages. Also recoverable are ‘general damages’, which include pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional distress, and inconvenience associated with the injury. In some cases, our clients are entitled to ‘punitive damages’, these are damages which are intended to punish the wrongdoer, when that wrongdoers actions were intentional or reckless.
Is my case big enough for a lawyer to handle?
The attorneys at Maui Fire Lawyers handle small, medium, large, and very large damage cases. Our cases range from class action, catastrophic injury, wrongful death and complete property loss to individual property loss cases. We are equipped to handle and all fire cases resulting from negligence.
Will the information I share with you be confidential?
Yes. The information you share with us is protected by the attorney-client privilege and will remain confidential. This protection will apply even when our legal representation terminates or if you do not retain our firm. Because your communications with us are privileged, it is important that you make full disclosure of all pertinent facts with respect to your personal injury claim (such as prior injuries) so that we can fully access your case. This is further important so the defense does not catch us by surprise in the middle of representation, which could be detrimental to your case.
How soon after the fire do I have to file a lawsuit?
The timeframe that you have to file a lawsuit is referred to as the statute of limitations. If you fail to file a lawsuit before the statute of limitations expires, your case will be forever barred. For most accidental damage cases in California, such as wildfires, you have two years from the date of your injury to file a lawsuit against the responsible parties. However, with respect to claims against government entities or for corporate negligence, the statute of limitations is much shorter. Therefore, due to the time-sensitive nature of accident claims, you should immediately contact an attorney regarding your loss.
What should I bring with me for my meeting with a lawyer?
You should bring all documents in your possession that are related to your loss. For example, in cases of fire damage bring proof of loss for all material that was damaged or destroyed. Bring copies of medical records for treatment related to the accident, correspondence from the insurance companies, estimates and repair records and receipts for your evacuation, receipts for home or car repair, and any wage loss information. During your meeting, we will make photocopies of all of your documents so that you can retain a copy for your records. We will also provide you with checklists for any other information that we may need from you.
How much will I have to pay Maui Fire Lawyers at the conclusion of my case?
We only work on a contingency fee, meaning that if we do not win, we do not get paid. Injury victims cannot afford to pay an attorney by the hour. Our contingency fee is in line with other top-quality lawyers who handle serious personal injury matters. There are no up front costs or fees with us.
Do I have to pay for my initial meeting with Maui Fire Lawyers?
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