Consumer Law

A Landlord Files for Bankruptcy to Settle a Ghost Ship Warehouse Lawsuit

Nearly five years after a fire tore through the Ghost Ship warehouse and killed three dozen people, the final chapter of legal proceedings related to the tragedy is nearing its end. 

The Ng family, owners of the Fruitvale District building, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy on April 30 and wrote in their court petition that they plan to liquidate their assets in order to pay an estimated $11.8 million to survivors and families of the 36 people who died in the Dec. 2, 2016 inferno. 

Read the source article at The Oaklandside

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