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Careless Oil Company Damages California Coastal Communities

We’re a Newport Beach law firm helping businesses and communities affected by the spill recover damages to their livelihood




We’re committed to you. OnderLaw is made up of compassionate  attorneys to help you rebuild your business and your community.

Our team helps you navigate the legal channels so you can focus on what matters most—your business and your community.

Our attorneys know California state laws. Our Newport office attorneys reside in the affected communities. We guide you through the legal process and advocate for your livelihood.

Tourism. Recreation. Marine-based businesses. Wildlife. Restaurants. Adventure.

These have all been put at risk due to the massive oil spill that occurred Friday, Oct 1, 2021, between Huntington Beach and Newport Beach.

Has your business been affected by the Newport–Huntington Beach oil spill? Those that may have experienced financial impact due to the spill include:

● Cities and communities who must turn away tourists and treat their lands as hazardous for the coming weeks or months

● Pacific Airshow sponsors and vendors who were forced to shut down operations as the third day of the airshow was canceled

● Commercial recreation businesses, including fishing, ferries, whale/dolphin watching, and trips to Catalina Island

● Restaurants and other tourism activities negatively impacted by the spill

● Marine-based businesses including fisheries, gas docks, yacht clubs

● Homeowners in affected areas

OnderLaw helps hold careless oil companies accountable

Experiencing business delays and closures can have devastating impacts on your finances, business, and livelihood.

If you have been financially impacted by the oil spill and related closures, OnderLaw may be able to help you recover your losses.

OnderLaw is here to help ease the burden by providing compassionate, clear legal advice and representation for you and your business.

Connect with your legal care team

Our legal team is ready to represent you through court proceedings, timely filings, and settlement cases.

When you contact OnderLaw, we’ll evaluate how the disaster has impacted you and connect you with the best attorneys to represent you and your family.

Contact our legal team

Share the details of how your business was affected by the oil spill

Connect with our legal care team, who will identify the group of legal professionals best suited for your claim to ensure all your needs are met throughout the journey

Call us today or schedule your free consultation online

Meet the Team who Wants Justice for You

James Onder

Cynthia L. Garber

Jessica Grau

Personal Injury, Mass Torts, and Products Liability

Managing Partner

Mass/Toxic Torts, Personal Injury and Products Liability

We’re ready to fight for you

Tell us how your business or community was affected by the 2021 Newport & Huntington Beach oil spill. We’ll match you with the right team of professionals who will be dedicated to you and your family throughout your legal journey.

OnderLaw is on your team

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