SoCalGas Reaches $46M Deal Amid Motorcycle Wreck Trial

Law360 (October 22, 2018, 9:07 PM EDT) -- Southern California Gas Co. agreed Monday to pay $46 million to end a trial in a suit accusing the utility's employee of negligently rear-ending a motorcyclist and dragging him more than 400 feet in an attempt to flee the scene, according to the injured man's attorneys.

A Southern California Gas vehicle, in black circle, is shown just before it hits motorcyclist Jason Lo, in white circle, in Hawthorne, California, in 2017. SoCalGas settled the case for $46 million. (Photo Courtesy of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP) The deal was made before a jury in Los Angeles County Superior Court was set to...

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