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PG&E Debtors Will Not Contest Wildfire Causation 

Six months after filing for bankruptcy in January 2019, Pacific Gas & Electric—the utility company deemed responsible by investigators for certain tragic wildfires that raged through Northern California—filed a motion indicating it will not contest causation with respect to the 2018 Camp Fire or the twenty-two North Bay Fires that occurred in 2017. The motion …. Read More

ALERT: Camp Fire Victims Must Claim to Recover Money from PG&E by October 21, 2019

Individuals affected by the 2018 Camp Fire reported to be caused by PG&E must file claims with the bankruptcy court by October 21, 2019 in order to recover money for injuries, evacuations, lost homes and businesses. Those who fail to submit paperwork by the deadline will not be eligible to receive compensation for damages. In …. Read More

California Wildfires Victims Closer To Receiving Aid

This week, a California court appointed Alternative Dispute Resolution specialist, Cathy Yanni, as administrator of the Wildfire Assistance Program. In this role, Yanni will develop eligibility requirements and application procedures for the distribution of the $105 million Wildfire Assistance Fund. Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), whose faulty equipment was recently reported to have started the deadly Camp …. Read More

PG&E Plans to Create $11 Billion Fund to Settle Wildfire Claims

Just weeks after Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) had their $105 million assistance fund approved by the bankruptcy court to assist wildfire victims, the California utility company now plans to pool together $11 billion to settle claims from those affected from the fires. The wildfires that broke out in November 2018 in Paradise, CA and …. Read More

PG&E’s $105 Million Wildfire Assistance Fund Proposal Gets Green Light

PG&E’s proposed $105 million wildfire assistance fund was approved by the bankruptcy court this week. The fund will help the victims of the November 2018 Camp Fire (which was recently reported to have been started by faulty PG&E equipment) that decimated thousands of homes and took 85 lives in the Paradise, CA area. In January …. Read More