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Supreme Court Refuses PG&E Case

Law360 (October 3, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case filed by the city of San Francisco against Pacific Gas and Electric Co., paving the way for the city to sue the energy company for billions of dollars in customer refunds.

PG&E had appealed a federal appeals court ruling that revived two lawsuits against the company, which alleged that PG&E had transferred funds to its parent company before filing for Chapter 11 protection in 2001.

A lower court had tossed the suits in 2003, prompting the...
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