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Episode 033: Tom Girardi│Citizens of Hinkley v. Pacific Gas & Electric│$333 million settlement

This week, your hosts Steve Lowry and Yvonne Godfrey interview Tom Girardi of Girardi Keese ( https://www.girardikeese.com/ ).

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Case Details:

Legendary Los Angeles trial attorney Tom Girardi of Girardi Keese reflects upon the landmark 1993 case against Pacific Gas and Electric Company, which served as the basis for the Academy Award-winning film Erin Brockovich. Girardi represented 650 citizens of Hinkley, California, who developed high rates of cancer and other diseases from exposure to water contaminated with chromium VI and discharged by a Pacific Gas & Electric facility over a 15-year period. Following arbitration, Girardi secured a $333 million settlement for Hinkley residents.

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Guest Bio:

Tom Girardi

Widely regarded by his peers as one of the nation's top trial lawyers and with nearly fifty years of experience representing victims, Thomas V. Girardi has obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, handling claims involving wrongful death, commercial litigation, products liability, bad faith insurance, and toxic torts. In 2003, he received the most prestigious honor of being inducted into the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame by the California State Bar. Mr. Girardi is a Member of the Board of Directors and former President of the prestigious International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only worldwide organization, limited to 500 trial lawyers. Mr. Girardi is also the first trial lawyer to be appointed to the California Judicial Council, the policymaking body of the state courts.

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