PG&E to Face California Jury Over Billions in Tubbs Fire Damages

Victims of the second-most destructive fire in California history will get a chance to try and persuade a jury that PG&E Corp. should pay them as much as $18 billions in damages.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali on Aug. 16 lifted a freeze on lawsuits tied to the 2017 Tubbs fire, which killed 22 people and destroyed more than 5,600 structures in Sonoma and Napa counties, opening the door for victims pursuing claims against PG&E to start preparing for a trial.

California fire investigators said days before PG&E filed for bankruptcy the utility didn’t cause the Tubbs fire, finding instead…

By  and Joel Rosenblatt

Source: Bloomberg

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