June 13, 2023 | Rachel Paun

Law360 (June 12, 2023, 2:43 PM EDT) — An Oregon jury on Monday found the utility PacifiCorp was grossly negligent in causing a group of Labor Day 2020 fires, awarding at least $71.9 million to owners of properties devastated by the blazes.

The jury found the company was grossly negligent with regard to four fires — the Echo Mountain Fire, Santiam Canyon Fire, South Obenchain Fire, and 242 Fire — which started amid an unusual high-wind event on Sept. 7, 2020.

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Oregon Wildfire Verdict and/or Representation Inquiries