Strict liability

U.S. News
Strict liability rules in California could leave utilities on the hook for billions of dollars in damage from recent wildfires. They’re fighting back.
An "Act of God" occurs naturally without human activity. It is frequently associated with violent weather events but may include unexpected medical conditions. The key to successfully asserting the defense is a factual determination that the event was unforeseen and could not be prepared for or mitigated by human activity.