Have you been impacted by  the Gypsum Mine Collapse
 in Blackhawk, SD? 

If so, please review our firm's power point presentation on the disaster & meet our team below 

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A drill takes earth samples in the non-evacuated zone of the Hideaway Hills neighborhood in Black Hawk. The drill was brought in by a lawyer representing more than 140 evacuated and current residents. 

Photo courtesy John Fitzgerald

MEET OUR HIDEAWAY HILLS CASE EXPERT TEAM

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John is marking a location for a drill core survey

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JOHN M. FITZGERALD, ESQ

 

John is an experienced trial attorney with a proven track record litigating municipalities and pursing high dollar breach of contract and liability claims.

KELLY M. PETERSON, ESQ

 

Kelly is a private attorney experienced in representing the interests of area real estate developers.  She is also the Founder and Exec. Director of United Families in Rapid City.

PATRICK R. EALY

 

Patrick is a widely published researcher and 2012 graduate of SDSM&T with extensive experience in environmental sciences, mine design and real estate property development.  Patrick leads the development of a residential subdivision of the South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority.

LAURA J. CLARKE, MSC

 

Laura is an accomplished 2011 Geology alumni of SDSM&T.  She has led a diverse portfolio of geological efforts assisting with civil engineering projects throughout the area.

*Our Expert Team has been working around the clock to assist the residents of Hideaway Hills. We are in the process of conducting shallow core drilling looking for evidence of improper soil compaction and environmental contamination. If you are interested in having a core sample taken at your property please contact us. You can also request a copy of our contingency fee agreement if you are interested in hiring our firm to represent you. We have also started a "GroupMe" discussion page where we exchange information about the case. Please contact us if you interested in joining the group. Click below to send us an email.