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Could PG&E be at fault for starting the wildfires that have devastated Sonoma Country?

PG&E Wine Country Wildfires Lawsuits

The wildfires that burned across the California Wine Country in October 2017 have become one of the worst disasters in California history. 43 people are dead; more than 150,000 acres have been burned; and more than 14,700 homes, 728 businesses, and 3,600 vehicles were damaged or destroyed. Over half a dozen fires burned in eight counties—including the Atlas and Nuns fires in Napa County, the Tubbs fire in Sonoma County, the Redwood fire in Mendocino …

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Caddell & Chapman Obtains Final Approval of FCRA Settlement

Caddell & Chapman, along with co-counsel Devin Fok of DHF Law, P.C., recently obtained final approval of a class action settlement in Hawkins v. S2Verify, No. 3:15-cv-03502-WHA, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. On May 5, 2017, Judge William Alsup entered the order finally approving the settlement, which will pay each of the approximately 4,295 class members a cash payment of more than $176. The Court found the settlement reached …

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Sirius XM TCPA Settlement

Sirius XM TCPA Class Settlement

Caddell & Chapman represented Francis Hooker, Jr., who in 2011 filed claims individually and on behalf of a class of similarly situated individuals against Sirius XM Radio, Inc. Mr. Hooker alleged that Sirius XM illegally used autodialers to make telemarketing calls to his cellular phone. Mr. Hooker and his wife purchased a new Hyundai Elantra which came with three months of complimentary satellite radio programming on a promotional basis. Halfway through the promotional trial period, …

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