Major Disaster Litigation

The attorneys of Ashcraft & Gerel have established a tradition of success in handling major disaster cases. Major disaster includes wide scale, preventable catastrophe either in the work place or while using public transportation. In recent years, the firm has provided legal assistance to victims of the West Virginia Massey Mine explosion in 2010, the West Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion of 2013, and the DC Metro Smoke Inhalation Incident of 2015.

Why Choose Ashcraft & Gerel, LLP to Represent You and Your Family?

Ashcraft & Gerel has the resources necessary to handle even the largest cases. As one of the largest plaintiffs firms in the country, Ashcraft & Gerel employs nearly 40 attorneys. Ashcraft & Gerel also has a large and experienced support staff to assist the attorneys in handling any case that comes our way, regardless of the size, complexity, or size of the defendant.

Ashcraft & Gerel also has a long track-record of battling corporate defendants worth millions, and even billions, of dollars. As a result of our experience, our attorneys are fearless when it comes to taking on any legal matter, regardless of who is on the other side of the courtroom. Attorneys in Ashcraft & Gerel’s disaster practice group has successfully taken on Goliath defendants such as General Electric, Massey Energy, and others, resulting in millions recovered for our clients and their families.

Each disaster case we have handled has involved distinct and complex issues that require specialized expertise for success. As a result, Ashcraft & Gerel makes it a priority to work closely with only the best subject-matter experts for each disaster case. For example, handling the Massey Mine case required specialized knowledge in the fields of mine ventilation and mine engineering. The attorneys in Ashcraft & Gerel’s disaster practice group reached out to those experts to ensure that our clients would have the advantage when pitted against the defense and their vast resources. Because Ashcraft & Gerel is a large firm, we have the unique ability other firms may not have to secure only the best experts. Such experts are often the key to defeating the biggest defendants.

Despite Ashcraft & Gerel’s extensive size and access to resources, we still provide hands-on, caring attention to each client. Our previous clients speak to our compassion and willingness to address individual case issues in a timely and caring manner. Because we represent seriously injured people on daily basis, we understand the importance of providing comprehensive and attentive legal representation for each client.

If you or someone you love was injured in a major disaster or accident, you may be entitled to compensation. If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact us online or call us at 800-829-7037.



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