Blue Mountains bushfire victims to launch class action

Victims of the October 2013 Springwood, Winmalee and Yellow Rock bushfires are launching a class action against power company Endeavour Energy, worth an estimated $200 million.

Brendan Pendergast, a senior partner in the Victorian legal firm, Maddens Lawyers.

Brendan Pendergast, a senior partner in the Victorian legal firm, Maddens Lawyers.

Details of the action will be officially announced tomorrow morning and the full story will be on our website and in our print edition on Wednesday, May 21.

The lawyers leading the class action, Maddens Lawyers, will hold a media conference at Sydney's Novotel in Haymarket.

Brendan Pendergast, a senior partner in the Victorian legal firm, said his company had won significant compensation for victims of the 2009 Victorian bushfires.

The inside story on the local leading the charge for compensation will be in this week's Blue Mountains Gazette.

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