Brian Cunha and Associates in conjunction with the Napoli Shkolnik law firm from New York, and attorney Dave Raimondo are proud to be working with the citizens of Massachusetts that have recently suffered damages as a result of the Columbia gas fires and explosions in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence, Massachusetts. On Friday, September 28,2018, Brian Cunha & Associates commenced two separate legal actions against Columbia Gas and its parent company.
The first action was filed as a class action and seeks to recover business losses for local businesses harmed by the gas outage and the fires. The class, if certified by a judge, seeks to include all businesses that have lost earnings or revenue as a result of Columbia Gas and its negligent conduct.
The second action was filed on behalf of Dean and Mona Thornhill and their family. The Thornhill’s family home in North Andover was severely damaged by fire and smoke. This case seeks to recover damages for the Thornhill Family including property damage , out of pocket expenses , mental anguish damages.
By way of background Brian Cunha and the Napoli firm bring a wealth of legal experience to these cases. Brian Cunha represented more than 23 families in the 2001 infamous Station House Fire case in which 100 people died and hundreds injured. Paul Napoli was instrumental in obtaining settlements for thousands of firefighters and other first responders in the 9/11 tragedy
Brian Cunha and Associates, together with our sister firms stand ready to assist any of the residents or businesses of Andover, North Andover or Lawrence. Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to the many victims of this disaster. We call upon Columbia Gas to fairly compensate all of the victims as quickly as possible.