Employee electrocuted when he struck a city cable while digging a pipeline for a new apartment building.
District Attorney Ira Reiner; Deputy District Attorney Jan Chatten-Brown
January 1, 1985
|Richard||Bergman||23||Unavailable||Southern California Gas Co.||Fatality|
|Name||Type||Title||Plea Information||Conviction Sentence|
|Southern California Gas Co.||Entity||Entity||Pleaded no contest||Fined $8,500 and put on probation for two years and ordered to adopt and enforce a plan to prevent workers from accidentally striking underground utility lines. As a result of the incident, state law was amended to require that utilities mark the location of cables and pipelines before an excavation begins.nn|
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