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    People in Texas are demanding answers and also ...

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    Griddy, the wholesale electricity provider, is ...

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News Articles

Plaintiff list in refinery blast case growing

  • May 14, 2022
  • More than 275 Baytown residents have joined a lawsuit against ExxonMobil, seeking damages related to an explosion and fire at the company’s Baytown refinery Dec. 23.

LaPlace Baptist church sues insurer, alleging slow response over property claims

  • April 18, 2022
  • A LaPlace church is suing its out-of-state insurance company for failure to pay for timely repairs the church sustained last year during a double punch from spring winds and flooding and Hurricane Ida at the end of August.

First Baptist Church of LaPlace continues to rebound from Ida while mourning loss of spiritual home

  • April 18, 2022
  • The congregation at First Baptist Church LaPlace longs to return to its spiritual home.

Louisiana Church Sues Insurer For Alleged Inadequate Storm Damage Coverage

  • April 6, 2022
  • A Louisiana church has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that its insurer failed to adequately cover millions of dollars in property damage resulting from two devastating weather events last year, including Hurricane Ida.

Church Mutual faces bad faith lawsuit

  • April 6, 2022
  • Church Mutual Insurance Company is facing a federal lawsuit, which claims that the company violated a state law wherein insurers are obligated to pay claims within 30 days of proof of loss.

Dallas Appeals Court strips ERCOT of sovereign immunity defense

  • February 24, 2022
  • The Electric Reliability Council of Texas does not have sovereign immunity from all lawsuits and the Texas Public Utility Commission does not have exclusive jurisdiction over all claims against ERCOT, according to a ruling by an appeals court this week.

One Houston Judge holds the fate of nearly all Texas freeze lawsuits in her hands

  • February 15, 2022
  • The electricity was still being restored to millions of Texas homes in February 2021 when lawyers raced to file lawsuits seeking billions of dollars from energy companies and regulators they blame for the catastrophic power failure.

Plaintiffs Lawyers Face Critical Stage in Winter Storm Uri Litigation

  • February 7, 2022
  • The ground had barely thawed and electricity was still being restored to millions of Texas homes last February when lawyers rushed to file lawsuits against energy companies and their regulators seeking billions of dollars for hundreds of businesses, individuals and family estates that suffered damages resulting from Winter Storm Uri.

Personal Injury Attorneys Are rushing to Represent Astroworld Clients

  • Because Gruden resigned, as opposed to being fired, he will probably be paid an unknown percentage of his remaining salary, said Derek Potts, a sports-contract lawyer in Houston.

Lawsuits mount after deadly crush at Travis Scott concert

  • November 12, 2021
  • Litigators have been busy after nine concertgoers died and hundreds more were injured at the Houston festival last weekend.

“I didn’t feel safe there” Astoworld attendee describes chaos where 8 people died, hundreds injured

  • November 7, 2021
  • “When Travis Scott was starting to come on, the crowd guy even crazier. I mean it was just like nonstop pushing and shoving and people just creating mosh pits for no reason.”

Former NFL coach Gruden could be out millions for leaving Raiders early

  • Because Gruden resigned, as opposed to being fired, he will probably be paid an unknown percentage of his remaining salary, said Derek Potts, a sports-contract lawyer in Houston.

Houston mom files lawsuit against Splashtown following chemical leak.

  • July 21, 2021
  • The lawsuit alleges that a concentrated and highly corrosive mixture of hypochlorite and sulfuric acid was released into a children’s pool area at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown in Spring.

Houston-Area Water Park Faces Lawsuit After Chemical Spill That Hospitalized 31 People.

  • July 20, 2021
  • Court documents say a Houston-area mother and her three daughters experienced headaches, skin irritations, and sore throats as a result of the Saturday chemical spill.

First lawsuit filed against Splashtown following dangerous chemical leak.

  • July 19, 2021
  • Over the weekend, a chemical leak forced the water park to shut down. We’re told at least 86 people were treated by first responders and 31 were rushed to nearby hospitals.

Lawsuit against Splashtown emerges over chemical leak as 1 guest worries about long-term issues.

  • July 19, 2021
  • Two days after a chemical leak in a pool at Splashtown, a woman said she is still having trouble breathing and worries about the long-term effects of the exposure.

Texas attorney general sues electric company Griddy that sent huge bills during storm

  • March 8, 2021
  • Texas’ attorney general filed a lawsuit against Griddy Energy and Griddy Holdings for “false, misleading, and deceptive advertising and marketing practices” after the company sent sky-high electricity bills to customers during February’s devastating winter storm.

Texas customer sues over $9,000 power bill during blackout

  • February 25, 2021
  • A Texas woman who received a more than $9,000 power bill this month is suing her electricity provider for price gouging. It is the first such lawsuit after a harrowing week of snow and subfreezing temperatures brought on skyrocketing energy prices for thousands of customers in the state and blackouts for millions of others.

Houston-Area Griddy Customer Seeks Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Unlawful Price Gouging

  • February 25, 2021
  • Customers say the retail electricity provider charged them exponentially higher rates during last week’s storm. G says Public Utilities Commission to blame for soaring prices.

Texas utility customer files $1B lawsuit against Griddy after electric bill tops $9,000

  • February 24, 2021
  • A Texas utility customer impacted by the state’s devastating winter storms this month led a $1 billion class-action lawsuit against wholesale electricity retailer Griddy Energy LLC on Monday, accusing the company of “unlawful price gouging.”

Texas utility regulator to investigate indexed retail electric providers following massive electric bills

  • February 24, 2021
  • While these plans are allowed under state law, the Texas Public Utility Commission said that “an influx of complaints into our Customer Protection Division has caused concerns that questionable business practices might be exacerbating the situation.”

Texas power retailer accused of price gouging in $1B class action suit

  • February 24, 2021
  • A Texas power retailer was hit with a more than $1 billion lawsuit on Monday filed by Texas residents who accused the company of price gouging in the face of a deadly winter storm that knocked many of the state’s power supply facilities online.

Chambers County woman files class-action suit against Griddy, claims company was price gouging during storm

  • February 23, 2021
  • A Chambers County woman has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the electric company, Griddy. According to a news release, Mont Belvieu resident Lisa Khoury said the company engaged in “unlawful price gouging” during last week’s winter storm.

Texas Electric Retailer Griddy Sued For $1 Billion, Accused of ‘Price Gouging’

  • February 23, 2021
  • Texas electric retailer Griddy is the target of a class-action lawsuit alleging it price gouged customers after last week’s winter storm knocked out power across the state.

Texas Power Retailer That Charged Clients Thousands During Freeze Hit With $1 Billion Lawsuit

  • February 23, 2021
  • In the aftermath of an unprecedented winter storm that left millions of Texas residents without access to power for several days, one of the state’s largest electricity retailer is facing a class-action lawsuit that seeks roughly $1 billion to compensate customers affected by surging prices that came alongside the inclement weather.

Astroworld tragedy lawsuits coming, ‘hundreds of millions in damages’ predicted

  • November 7, 2021
  • Legal liabilities will reach into the hundreds of millions of dollars for the producers, promoters, performers and subcontractors — including security firms — of the Astroworld Festival following the deaths of eight people and injuries of at least two dozen others, legal experts predicted Saturday.

35 more families seeking legal action against Splashtown over chemical spill: ‘We felt betrayed’

  • July 21, 2021
  • Thirty-five more families have reached out to one law firm seeking legal action against Splashtown regarding a chemical spill over the weekend.

Houston mom files lawsuit against Splashtown following chemical leak.

  • July 19, 2021
  • A Houston mother of three who says her children were injured in Saturday’s chemical spill at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown has filed a lawsuit against the park’s operators.

Mother files lawsuit against Hurricane Harbor Splashtown after 3 children injured during chemical incident.

  • July 19, 2021
  • The lawsuit alleges the woman’s three daughters, all under the age of 13, developed headaches, skin irritations and sore threats due to the chemical spill at the water park and despite what was happening, her family was not immediately evacuated.

Victim sues Six Flags over chemical exposure at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown.

  • July 19, 2021
  • A woman has sued Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Splashtown over the chemical exposure that sent dozens of people to the hospital on Saturday.

Family Files Lawsuit Against Splashtown Water Park Following Chemical Exposure

  • July 19, 2021
  • The mother of three children injured in Saturday’s chemical spill at a Houston-area water park has filed a lawsuit against the park’s operators.

$9,000 power bill during Texas blackout prompts class-action lawsuit

  • February 26, 2021
  • A Texas woman who was hit with a $9,000 power bill this month has sued her electricity provider for price gouging in a case that highlights the risks some consumers face in the state’s deregulated energy market.

ERCOT revokes electricity provider Griddy’s rights to operate due to ‘payment breach’

  • February 26, 2021
  • The Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which manages Texas’ power grid and has received massive backlash for their actions during last week’s winter storm, has revoked electricity provider Griddy’s rights to operate due to a “payment breach.”

Texan files $1 billion class-action lawsuit after receiving $9,000 electric bill

  • February 25, 2021
  • A $1 billion class-action lawsuit has been filed against Texas wholesale electricity retailer Griddy Energy for allegedly charging exorbitant prices during last week’s historic storm that left millions powerless in the freezing cold.

A Texas woman sues an electric company after her bill was nearly $10,000

  • February 25, 2021
  • A Texas woman has filed a proposed billion-dollar class-action lawsuit against electric company Griddy Energy that alleges the company engaged in unlawful price gouging during last week’s statewide winter storm and power outages, according to a statement from the law firm.

Texas electric company hit with class action over surging prices

  • February 23, 2021
  • A Texas power provider that dramatically jacked up electricity prices during the recent blackouts and plunging temperatures was hit with a $1 billion class action lawsuit accusing it of cashing in on a natural disaster.

$1 Billion class action lawsuit puts heat on Griddy

  • February 23, 2021
  • After a record-breaking winter storm devastated Texas last week, the wholesale power retailer Griddy could be in hot water thanks to a lawsuit filed in Houston.

Texas electricity provider Griddy faces class action lawsuit for skyrocketing bills

  • February 23, 2021
  • Already facing complaints of massive bills during last week’s winter storm, Texas electricity provider Griddy is now the subject of a proposed class action lawsuit seeking monetary relief of more than $1 billion.

Texas woman who received $9,300 electricity bill files class-action lawsuit against wholesale electricity provider Griddy

  • February 23, 2021
  • A Chambers County resident filed a class-action lawsuit against electricity retailer Griddy on Monday, accusing the provider of price gouging customers during last week’s freeze. She is seeking $1 billion in relief for affected customers.

Texas electricity retailer Griddy hit with $1 billion lawsuit that claims price gouging

  • February 23, 2021
  • After receiving a $9,340 electric bill, a Chambers County woman has filed lawsuit against Griddy, alleging that the power company price gouged her and others during last week’s statewide winter storm and power outages.

Woman files class-action lawsuit against Texas power provider after $9,500 electricity bill

  • February 26, 2021
  • A class-action lawsuit filed against embattled wholesale electricity provider Griddy seeks more than $1 billion due to the Texas company’s alleged “price gouging” that caused “economic and mental anguish.”


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