Xcel Energy Can't Muzzle Expert In Fatal Fire Case

Law360, New York (September 27, 2010, 3:27 PM EDT) -- The federal judge overseeing the criminal case against Xcel Energy Inc. and others over a 2007 fire that claimed five workers' lives won't budge on a decision to allow testimony from the government's safety and rescue expert.

Judge Wiley Y. Daniel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado signed an order on Thursday rejecting Public Service of Co. of Colorado and Xcel's motion for reconsideration of his Aug. 9 ruling denying the defendants' motion to exclude former Louisiana State Police Capt. Michael Roop...
To view the full article, register now.