6 Months Later, What To Know About The Texas Storm MDL

By Michelle Casady (August 13, 2021, 1:27 PM EDT) -- It's been six months since the winter storm unofficially called Uri ripped through Texas, killing more than a hundred people and leaving millions without power during a week of sub-freezing temperatures, but the multidistrict litigation established to handle claims from what could be as many as 40,000 plaintiffs is still in its infancy.

The Texas Supreme Court's Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation granted a request in early June to transfer what at the time were 157 related cases to a multidistrict litigation pretrial court, a move requested by the state's grid operator, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, and other defendants...

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