Pa. Utility Will Pay $105M In Power Line Death Settlement

Law360, New York (February 20, 2013, 1:28 PM EST) -- West Penn Power Co. will pay $105 million to the family of a Pennsylvania woman who died in 2009 after being struck by a fallen power line and will no longer appeal a $109 million verdict in her civil suit, a spokesman said Wednesday. 

Carrie Goretzka's family will receive the payout pending court approval of West Penn's proposed settlement, which comes on the heels of a separate settlement the power company filed with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Feb. 13 that will reteach its workers...
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