PG&E Beats Suit Over Worker's Rare Fungal Infection

Law360 (June 10, 2021, 9:09 PM EDT) -- A California appellate court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a suit accusing Pacific Gas & Electric Co. of causing a worker's rare fungal infection, saying the trial court did not err by finding that the worker's expert offered a speculative opinion as to how the worker contracted the infection.

A three-judge Court of Appeal panel for the First District unanimously affirmed a summary judgment in favor of PG&E and Snelson Companies Inc. in a suit accusing them of failing to warn Bureau Veritas power utilities inspector Juan Perez about the risk of exposure to a soil fungus called Cocci while...

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