The utility lines overheated catching a tree over my house on fire then consequently my home on fire. I lost a lifetimes worth of belongings and my two companions who were like my children.
Generally speaking, the statute of limitations for injuries to property is two years from the loss. But there are many different limitations periods, depending on your legal theories and who the defendant is. For example, if you are suing a governmental agency the period for filing a claim is very, very short.
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This is terrible! You need a competent litigation firm on this one, to start a full investigation, assess liability, potential defendants, theories of liability, applicable statutes of limitations periods, recoverable damages, etc. As you appear to be in San Diego and our firm has been involved in the San Diego wild fires litigation with SDG&E, we would be happy to provide a free consultation. Foldenauer Law Group, APLC (619) 564-8877.
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