Tort Claimants Committee (TCC)
The $13.5 billion settlement PG&E struck with wildfire victims may be in trouble, threatening one main component of the utility’s plan to exit bankruptcy.
Lawyers in PG&E’s bankruptcy case argued whether the court should approve a letter informing fire victims of potential flaws in a $13.5 billion settlement.
PG&E scored major wins in its effort to emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with its shareholders still in control of the utility.
PG&E announced it had reached a $13.5 billion settlement with the individual victims of wildfires sparked by its equipment from 2015 to 2018.
Wildfire victims and California Gov. Gavin Newsom challenged PG&E’s proposed $11 billion settlement with insurance companies that are seeking reimbursement.
Attorneys in the PG&E (NYSE:PCG) bankruptcy case sparred over the merits of their competing reorganization proposals, taking potshots at each other’s plans.
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