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Bullis, Greig Families Settle Lawsuits With PG&E

The lawsuits, filed against PG&E for the 2010 San Bruno fire, were settled for undisclosed sums.

The San Mateo County Times reported that the Bullis and Greig families, whom lost multiple family members in the 2010 pipeline explosion, have settled their lawsuits with PG&E.

The settlements, which were for undisclosed sums, were announced at a court hearing on Thursday in Redwood City.

According to the Times, about 50 cases have been settled so far, and more than 400 suits have been filed by residents for physical and emotional trauma suffered because of the disaster in the Crestmoor neighborhood, which left eight people dead and 38 homes destroyed.

PG&E has set aside $200 million to pay for the lawsuits.

Greg Bullis, his 17-year-old son William and his 82-year-old mother Lavonne were killed at their Claremont Drive home when the explosion rocked the neighborhood. Three of the Bullis family members, including Susan Bullis—the wife of Greg Bullis— against PG&E for the loss of their loved ones.

Mother in the fire. Their family filed a lawsuit against the utility company.

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Martin Ricard (Editor) July 28, 2012 at 06:01 PM
According to the Chronicle, the families of Elizabeth Torres and Jessica Morales, who died in the fire, also settled their lawsuits with PG&E earlier this year. A friend and executor of the estate of James Franco also settled that suit. All settled for undisclosed sums. http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/PG-E-settles-more-San-Bruno-suits-3742194.php

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