Ghost Ship Fire Master Complaint Filed: The Veen Firm Represents Victim’s Mother

As reported by the Los Angeles Times, KGO and others, a master complaint was filed on behalf of the families and victims of the 2016 Oakland “Ghost Ship” warehouse fire that took the lives of 36 individuals. Attorneys worked collaboratively to file the lawsuit on behalf of 19 families against the building’s owner, the primary leaseholder, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, and others.

Trial Team Leader Craig Peters and Attorney David Winnett represent the mother of Cash Askew, a transgender recording artist who died in the fire. At a press conference on the steps of the Alameda County Courthouse to announce the filing of the complaint, Cash’s mother spoke to the crowd.

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