After a lengthy legal battle against PG&E, a San Jose mother has finally settled the wrongful death lawsuit. Lisa Bernstein lost her daughter in a fiery crash with company’s driver. Lisa Bernstein was so heartbroken that she actually hauled the twisted carcass of her daughter’s truck up to PG&E headquarters in San Francisco.
Mrs. Bernstein says her first priority was to hold PG&E accountable for the 2006 crash that killed 20-year-old Mary Bernstein. PG&E refused last month to support legislation to make companies more accountable for errant drivers. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, PG&E must enter a judgment for $5 million. This mother’s goal was to make PG&E “take safety a little more seriously”.
A wrongful death suit is a legal action (lawsuit) filed for the death of a person due to the carelessness, negligence, recklessness, malpractice, or inaction of another individual, company or entity. If someone you love has died to due to the negligence or wrongful actions of another, your family deserves answers and compensation.
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