Utility companies showing inaccurate underground line locations may owe attorneys’ fees to those sued for damages after relying on the records, under California legislation approved Tuesday.
The bill (A.B. 930) stems from an investigation into
The legislation “will make utility companies think twice before firing off frivolous claims,” bill author Assemblymember Marc Levine (D) told the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
It will also “force them to increase the accuracy of their underground ...