Environmental Mass Tort

Have you been negatively impacted by an environmental disaster or exposure in your community? Kruger Law Firm is well-versed in litigating large environmental cases such as gas leaks, fires, and toxic spills. Our firm can help to attain financial compensation for any medical and non-medical damages of residents and local businesses/employees of the affected area.

CHIQUITA CANYON LANDFILL

In the Summer of 2023, an underground chemical fire began burning in the Chiquita Canyon Landfill. The fire began to emit toxic gasses that were making the residents and employees of the surrounding community perpetually and unusually ill. As of early 2024, the horrendous odors have intensified and the community remains harmfully affected by the toxic exposure as the fire continues to burn.

Kruger Law Firm is leading the charge in legally protecting and representing those being affected by the Chiquita Canyon Landfill. Our expertise in Mass Toxic Tort cases will drive our approach in attaining compensation for any damages occurred/occurring and SHUTTING THE LANDFILL DOWN.

CHIQUITA CANYON LANDFILL

NORFOLK SOUTHERN TRAIN DERAILMENT

On February 3, 2023, thirty-eight cars of a Norfolk Southern freight train carrying hazardous materials derailed in East Palestine, Ohio. Since then, folks in and around the neighboring areas have experienced unprecedented damages to their health, homes, wages, and unfortunately much more.

We, at the Kruger Law Firm, are working within our specialized area of Mass Toxic Tort cases to attain compensation for any damages that may have occurred or may occur in the future. Our priority is on behalf of the people, especially those negatively impacted by the derailment.

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LAHAINA FIRE

On August 8, 2023, Maui experienced their worst natural disaster after power lines powered by Hawaii Electric Co. crashed down during a period of high winds and sparked a devastating wildfire. The fire burned through most of the entire historic town of Lahaina, leaving the region decimated and lives lost.

The Kruger Law Firm is representing and supporting hundreds of Lahaina community members that were irrevocably affected by the fire caused by Hawaii Electric Co. to attain compensation for their suffering and hold the electric company accountable.

LAHAINA FIRE
PORTER RANCH GAS LEAK

PORTER RANCH GAS LEAK

On October 23, 2015, the main valve of a gas reservoir in Aliso Canyon ruptured causing natural gasses to spew and leak into the surrounding communities (Porter Ranch, Granada Hills, Chatsworth). Community members suffered persistent medical issues from the exposure as well as loss of income for both residents and local businesses. The rupture was finally repaired and closed by February, 2016.

SETTLEMENT UPDATE: Kruger Law Firm was able to attain $10 million in financial compensation for our nearly 300 clients from Porter Ranch, Granada Hills, and Chatsworth.