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Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Says Bicycle Accident Case Against Utility Company Should Not Have Been Dismissed on Summary Judgment

All Massachusetts personal injury and wrongful death cases are subject to strict filing deadlines called “statutes of limitation.” Cases not filed within the time set forth by these statutes are almost always dismissed on procedural grounds. It is important to … Continue reading

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FERC Staff Provides Lessons Learned for Electric Utility Cybersecurity

FERC Staff issued a report on March 29 on Commission-led critical infrastructure protection (CIP) reliability audits completed for fiscal years 2016 through 2018. The report provides lessons learned from those audits, as well as voluntary recommendations on cybersecurity practices to … Continue reading

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Consumers Should Not Be Penalized From Buying Less Power From Their Utility

An important bill just cleared its first major hurdle to becoming law in the State of California.  The Solar Bill of Rights (SB 288), a bipartisan bill co-authored by State Senators Weiner (D) and Nielsen (R), was the brainchild of … Continue reading

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Maryland Plaintiff Proceeds with Suit Against Water Utility for Injuries Caused by Negligent Subcontractor

In some Maryland personal injury cases, a business employer may be responsible for injuries caused by the carelessness of their employees.  When an independent contractor or state or government entity is involved, however, there may be specific legal concepts to … Continue reading

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Arizona utility reveals battery deals that give California a run for its money

Enlarge / A switch yard that receives electricity from photovoltaic solar panels in Yuma County, Arizona. (credit: Joshua Lott/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Last week, Arizona Public Service (APS) announced that it would procure 850 megawatts (MW) of battery storage by … Continue reading

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