Porter Ranch Gas Leak: Criminal Case, Civil Lawsuits and Lessons Learned
SoCal Gas is scheduled for an arraignment tomorrow at the Los Angeles County Superior Court. District Attorney Jackie Lacey charged the company with four misdemeanor counts.
(PressZoom) - Experts are available to discuss the criminal and civil cases filed against SoCal Gas and any human or organizational errors that resulted in what BloombergBusiness called “potentialluy the largest-ever single release of methane into the atmosphere.”
Explaining the law behind the criminal case and civil lawsuits against SoCal Gas
Jody David Armour is a Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law at the USC Gould School of Law. He can comment on the personal injury claims and criminal case filed against SoCal Gas. His expertise lies in race, crime and the law.
Will the criminal case have any effect on civil lawsuits against SoCal Gas?
Greg Keating is a professor of law at the USC Gould School of Law. He is an expert on product liability and accident law. Keating participated in “Know Your Rights: Legal Town Hall,” which was hosted by Los Angeles Councilman Mitchell Englander.
What lessons SoCal Gas and regulatory agencies should learn to prevent the next Aliso Canyon accident
Najmedin Meshkati is a professor of civil and environmental engineering and a professor of industrial and systems engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He is an expert on industrial accidents and complex technological systems failure. He studied the Chernobyl, Fukushima and BP Deepwater Horizon disasters and has served on two national accident investigation panels.
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