Another Suit Filed In Fatal Calif. Pipeline Blast

Law360, New York (November 2, 2010, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Fifty-two people from San Bruno, Calif., have slapped Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. with another suit in the wake of a natural gas pipeline explosion that “resulted in a blowtorch-like fire ball which pulsated over 85 feet into the air.”

About a dozen state court suits have trickled in since the Sept. 9 accident, which killed eight people, injured many others and destroyed nearly 40 homes. The latest one, filed Monday in San Mateo Superior Court, contains 11 causes of action, including inverse condemnation, negligence, trespass,...
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