Edison Fights $200M Order In Survey Rigging Case

Law360, New York (October 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Southern California Edison plans to appeal an order forcing the utility to pay $200 million in penalties for altering customer satisfaction surveys and safety documents to collect larger bonus payments.

The call for an appeal came on Tuesday following a decision by Administrative Law Judge Robert Barnett of the California Public Utilities Commission that senior management at Edison was largely aware of the falsification of records.

"Southern California Edison believes many of the presiding officer's findings are not supported by the evidence of wrongdoing the utility...
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