By Dorothy Atkins (September 13, 2022, 8:53 p.m. EDT) — A California bankruptcy judge on Tuesday ordered PG&E’s fire victims trustee to respond to a pro se plaintiff’s discovery offer on mediators’ neutrality of JAMS, but he doubted “very broad allegations” that disgraced attorney Tom Girardi influenced the proceedings and warned that “sins of Girardi” should not taint the case.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Dennis Montali’s comments came during a hearing held via Zoom on a discovery request made by plaintiff pro se William B. Abrams of Santa Rosa. Abrams’ home was destroyed by the devastating Tubbs fire in 2017, which was started by an electric wire.
Although solvent, PG&E Corp. filed…
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