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Repairman Gets Texas Justices To Take Up Electrocution Suit

Law360 (June 15, 2018, 5:01 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear an appeal in a suit brought by a power station repairman who accused a chemical plant of not properly isolating his work area when he came to fix a transformer, causing him to be electrocuted and lose one of his arms.

Henry Rawson Jr., a contractor who came to repair an Oxea Corporation substation after a raccoon caused a short circuit, argued that the company bore the responsibility for his accident even if he wasn’t an employee, and...
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