Although many residents have returned to Porter Ranch since the gas leak was permanently capped in February, the ordeal will not soon be forgotten. The Porter Ranch gas leak released, by many estimates more than 80,000 metric tons of malodorous methane gas into the air since October 2015. It pumped out fumes over many neighborhoods, with Porter Ranch at the heart of the affected area. A large number of people in the area suffered symptoms of general malaise and illness. Everyone living in the area needed to know what symptoms to watch out for that were directly linked to the leak, and they still do. These include headaches, dizziness, nosebleeds, stomach discomfort, vomiting and respiratory issues. Residents still suffering with any of these symptoms that have not seen a doctor yet, should right away. Some still may not know they should also speak directly with an attorney. They are likely to be entitled to Porter Ranch gas leak legal compensation. Many residents have already sought legal relief in the matter and gotten welcome help.
Porter Ranch Gas Leak Legal Compensation for Illness, Loss of Property, Annoyance and Discomfort
Residents have found recourse to legal compensation not just for illness or injury. Many have experienced significant loss of property value. They have have suffered loss of property, a loss due to evacuation, for example. They have suffered prolonged annoyance and discomfort. Just ask the thousands of families that had to move away to temporary housing. A lot of these families sought legal recourse. They got help and relief. Many others are in the process of doing the same.
Anyone that fits into any of the categories described and hasn’t talked to a lawyer yet, should now. They should find out about their rights and getting the settlement they deserve. But after all the ordeal and frustration, they may really want to know who can best understand the situation and provide the most knowledgeable, skilled legal help?
Paul Batta is an attorney who grew up in Porter Ranch. He has close ties with it and has spoken with members of the community already. He has provided much advice and held meetings. Residents of Porter Ranch, Granada Hills, Chatsworth and Northridge have gained a lot from his involvement. His goal continues to be that of providing residents with support and assurances that their strife will be met with comfort, relief and the settlement they deserve.
If you are an area resident that feels affected in any way by the gas leak but have been reluctant for some reason to reach out, now is the time. Don’t wait longer to get the support and care you deserve! You can start by simply taking some of Paul’s advice. He will let you know what is required to move forward. He will get you on your way back to the lifestyle and well being you experienced before the disaster. He is working with two of the area’s largest law firms to make sure victims of the disaster are helped and compensated. These firms are committed to pursuing Porter Ranch gas leak legal compensation for everyone in need. They take cases on contingency. That means they receive legal fees only if you get a settlement. Please contact Paul with any questions, and be well. 855-525-3425 (855-LA-LEGAL).