Category: California Wildfire Law

PG&E Camp Fire News: Pacific Gas and Electric Company, is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States.

Court Testimony from PG&E’s Troubleman before Judge Alsup

Read the Full Transcript of Proceedings PG&E’s troubleman appeared in the Northern District of California (San Francisco) to answer questions from the Assistant U.S. Attorney, Judge Alsup, and PG&E’s counsel. Judge Alsup oversees PG&E’s criminal probation. The troubleman’s name was not disclosed for safety reasons. He testified that he received an alert of a power outage on his phone on… Continue Reading..

PG&E settles with insurance companies, paying $11 billion in California wildfires

Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) announced that it has reached an $11 billion settlement with insurance firms on claims arising from the disastrous 2017 fire in northern California and 2018 Camp Fire.  The company’s statement on Friday stated that there is an arrangement “in principle with entities representing approximately 85 percent of insurance subrogation claims for an $11 billion settlement… Continue Reading..