BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of investors that purchased PG&E Corporation (“PG&E” or the “Company”) (NYSE: PCG) securities between April 29, 2015, and June 8, 2018, inclusive (the “Class Period”). PG&E investors have until August 13, 2018 to file a lead plaintiff motion.
Investors that suffered losses on their PG&E investments are encouraged to contact the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith to discuss their legal rights in this class action at 888-638-4847 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
On June 8, 2018, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection announced that its investigators determined that 12 Northern California wildfires that occurred in late 2017 were caused by PG&E equipment. On this news, PG&E’s share price fell more than 4% on June 11, 2018, thereby injuring investors.
The complaint filed in this class action alleges that throughout the Class Period defendants made false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose that (i) PG&E had failed to maintain electricity transmission and distribution networks in compliance with safety requirements and regulations promulgated under state law; (ii) consequently, PG&E was in violation of state law regulation; (iii) PG&E’s electricity networks would cause numerous wildfires in California; and (iv) as a result of the foregoing, Defendants’ statements about the Company’s business and operations were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
If you purchased shares of PG&E during the Class Period, have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at (215) 638-4847, toll-free at (888) 638-4847, or by email to email@example.com, or visit our website at www.howardsmithlaw.com.
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