The 2015 Butte Fire burned 77,000 acres and destroyed 500 homes. The court determined long ago, as did Cal Fire, that PG&E was responsible for causing that fire. After more than 3 years of litigation, PG&E agreed to pay at least some of the most desperate victims what is due them. PG&E was supposed to
After PG&E was convicted of various felonies in connection with the San Bruno explosion, it was placed on probation. The judge overseeing that probation believes that the leading cause of fires such as the Camp Fire is the fact that PG&E does not insulate its power lines. ABC7 asks me about the latest of Judge…
KRONTV4 asks me what Judge Alsup’s Order to Show Cause means for PG&E customers.
Last week we filed a new lawsuit setting forth our latest evidence that it was a PG&E equipment failure — in particular the failure of a piece of hardware that secured an insulator on PG&E’s 100 year-old transmission tower near the Poe dam — that started the Camp Fire. As discussed in this post,…
As protesters gathered at PG&E headquarters in San Francisco, we took KRON4 through our new evidence concerning the exact cause of the Camp Fire. Watch here.
As both the San Francisco Chronicle and the Chico Enterprise-Record reported, the lawsuit we filed on December 7 outlines our new evidence concerning the cause of the Camp Fire. An insulator on the 100-year old Pulga high voltage transmission tower failed, allowing an uninsulated cable to come into contact with the tower’s steel structure. Once…
I talked to KRON4 about the evidence supporting the wrongful death lawsuits we are filing against PG&E. Watch here.
Last week we filed our second complaint against PG&E on behalf of Camp Fire victims. The new complaint lays out additional evidence concerning the failure of PG&E’s 115kv transmission circuit. You can read the new complaint here. The complaint includes this picture of the failed tower.
Image from second camp
Residents are asking whether they are included in the Camp Fire “class action” automatically. The answer is no.
The Camp Fire Lawsuit against PG&E is not a class action. To join the lawsuit, you must sign up with a lawyer. Your claim will be resolved individually, based on the damages you actually suffered.