SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — A California utility company says a court filing in response to lawsuits over the fatal San Bruno pipeline explosion was not intended to hold victims at fault in any way for the blast.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said Tuesday it was filing an amended response to dozens of lawsuits explicitly spelling out that the utility did not blame the plaintiffs.READ MORE: Forward Progress Stopped In Nelson, Sandra Fires In Butte County
Both the original and amended complaints do not respond to specific allegations but offer a litany of defenses PG&E could use at trial. Some of the defenses suggest others may be at fault.READ MORE: Sacramento Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting
PG&E says in the amended filing that because a cause of the accident has yet to be determined the utility is offering a general response to avoid delaying the litigation.MORE NEWS: Sean Murphy's 2 RBIs Lift Oakland To 3-1 Win Over Mariners
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