Wildfire Victims Seek Share Of $69M Award From Insurers

Law360, New York (October 3, 2012, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Homeowners victimized by a 2008 California wildfire asked a federal judge Tuesday to allow them to intervene in a water district’s lawsuit seeking coverage from several insurers, saying they haven’t been able to collect their part of a $69 million judgment because of the insurers’ actions.

Plaintiffs Paul and Gillian Johnson, whose house burned to the ground during the Freeway Complex Fire, said in their motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Yorba Linda Water District and the Association of California Water Agencies Joint...
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