PG&E Beats $2.5B Negligence Suit Over Blackouts At 9th Circ.

By Dorothy Atkins (January 23, 2024, 8:56 PM EST) -- A Ninth Circuit panel on Tuesday affirmed the dismissal of a $2.5 billion proposed class action seeking to hold PG&E liable for blackouts allegedly caused by maintenance issues with its electrical grid after the California Supreme Court clarified that state law shields the utility from facing liability during emergency blackouts....

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