PG&E asked Judge Curtis Karnow to send the various fire victims’ lawsuits to five different counties. Instead, Judge Karnow decided that all cases that have been filed — or that will be filed — as a result of the Nor Cal fires will be handled by one judge and that judge will be in San
Two years after the Butte Wildfire, some families are still without a home. It’s now established that PG&E is to blame, but the company still refuses to take responsibility.
This week the Sacramento County judge who is responsible for overseeing the thousands of cases arising from the Butte Fire ruled that PG&E must pay property owners for the damage the fire caused.
The first cases will be going to trial on August 11. The order means that the issue for the jury will…
Today Cal Fire issued a news release. Cal Fire investigators determine the cause of the destructive Butte Fire was the PG&E power line. Cal Fire will file a lawsuit against PG&E to recover over $90 million for firefighting costs.
Property owners and renters in the Butte Fire area are working with attorneys to calculate…
What documents must PG&E turn over to the lawyers for the fire victims? Which PG&E employees will be required to appear and answer questions under oath, and when? What scientific tests may plaintiffs’ experts perform on the evidence found at the fire’s origin?
These are the types of questions that a judge must decide as…
Over 20 days ago, PG&E announced an "Updated Expanded Debris Removal Program". Today, it continues to tout the program. It has prepared a mailing to go out today for all of its affected customers. PG&E set a December 31st deadline to opt in.
To participate, PG&E requires the property owner to submit a debris…
Property owners asked the Judicial Council to coordinate the pre-trial handling of their cases. In response, the Chief Justice recently asked Calaveras County Presiding Judge to handle the matter. The Calaveras County presiding judge, the Honorable Grant Barrett, will consider the request and make a recommendation to the Chief Justice on the most appropriate site for…
On November 25, PG&E announced further tree cutting work. From November 28-December 12, PG&E will send ACRT, Inc.to pre-inspect and repatrol these areas.
Jesus Maria Rd
East Murray Creek
Mountain Ranch Rd
Railroad Flat Rd
Railroad Flat Rd…