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Winter Storm 2021

Lawsuits pile up two years after Texas’ devastating winter storm

Thousands are accusing power companies, distribution companies, electric grid operators and others of failing to prepare properly for the February 2021 storm, creating a catastrophe.

Cherrilyn Nedd, whose home was damaged during 2021’s Winter Storm Uri, poses for a portrait in Houston, Texas, U.S., on Friday, February 10, 2023. Lawyers expect thousands of cases will be filed against power companies, transmission and distribution utilities and ERCOT as two-year statute of limitations on Uri-related cases approaches.

A car moves through a neighborhood in West Austin that is without power on Feb 18, 2021.

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