California Supreme Court Watch

Mar 07, 2018
#18-40 Southern California Gas Leak Cases, S246669. (B283606; 18 Cal.App.5th 581; Los Angeles County Superior Court; JCCP4861.)

#18-40 Southern California Gas Leak Cases, S246669. (B283606; 18 Cal.App.5th 581; Los Angeles County Superior Court; JCCP4861.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal granted a petition for peremptory writ of mandate. This case presents the following issue: Can a plaintiff who is harmed by a manmade environmental disaster state a claim for negligence against the gas company that allegedly caused the disaster if the damages sustained are purely economic?

See the California Court of Appeal opinion.

See the Petition for Review.