Article 6. Injury To Property of California Public Utilities Code >> Division 5. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 6.
Any person who injures or destroys, through want of proper
care, any necessary or useful facility or equipment of any municipal
corporation is liable to the municipal corporation for all damages
sustained thereby. The measure of damages to the facility or
equipment injured or destroyed shall be the cost to repair or replace
the property injured or destroyed including direct and allocated
costs for labor, materials, supervision, supplies, tools, taxes,
transportation, administrative and general expense and other indirect
or overhead expenses, less credit, if any, for salvage. The
specifying of the measure of damages for the facility or equipment
shall not preclude the recovery of such other damages occasioned
thereby as may be authorized by law.