Still-smoldering remains of the Journey's End Mobile Home Park from the 2017 Tubbs Fire in Santa Rosa, California. The undamaged Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center stands in the background. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

A survivor of the 2017 Tubbs Fire and a Healdsburg lawyer who advocates for wildfire victims have won a ruling from a judge in San Francisco allowing them to move forward with a lawsuit against the California Department of Insurance, claiming it allowed unlicensed out-of-state insurance adjusters to work illegally in the state in the wake of recent wildfires.

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Ross Todd

Ross Todd is the Editor/columnist for the Am Law Litigation Daily. He writes about litigation of all sorts. Previously, Ross was the Bureau Chief of The Recorder, ALM's California affiliate. Contact Ross at [email protected]. On Twitter: @Ross_Todd.