LA Reaches $44M Deal In Suits Over PwC Billing System

Law360, San Francisco (August 17, 2015, 9:03 PM EDT) -- The city of Los Angeles has agreed to pay $44 million to settle allegations that PricewaterhouseCoopers' 2010 overhaul of the city's billing system led thousands of electricity, water, garbage and sewer customers to be overbilled, according to a settlement filed in California court Monday.

The deal resolves allegations in a lawsuit filed by Antwon Jones on behalf of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers in April. Under the settlement, the city has agreed to invest $20 million in rebuilding its billing system again, according to the filing.

Customers who were overcharged will either receive a full credit to their...

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