Judge Lets Ariz. Utility Off Hook In Calif. Blackout Suit

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 12:59 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday dropped an Arizona electric utility from a class action over a California power outage that caused food in consumers' refrigerators to spoil, but refused to do the same for fellow defendant San Diego Gas & Electric Co.

U.S. District Judge Marilyn L. Huff trimmed a nuisance claim against Arizona Public Service Co. and its parent company Pinnacle West Capital Corp. because a previous negligence claim had failed. The judge dismissed the prior claim in March because the plaintiffs do not...
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