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Texas Energy Co. Negligent In Home Explosion, Suit Says

Law360 (May 17, 2018, 2:02 PM EDT) -- A Houston woman has filed suit in state court accusing a Texas energy company of negligently causing a gas explosion that destroyed her home in 2016 and severely burned its occupants, claiming the company failed "to properly design, maintain, inspect or repair the natural gas lines."

Annie Gray accuses Centerpoint Energy Inc. of violating the National Fire Protection Act, which was adopted by the city of Houston and the state of Texas to protect a class of people such as herself by assigning tort liability to...
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