Lawsuits Pile Up Two Years After Texas’ Devastating Winter Storm

Cherrilyn Nedd, whose home was damaged during the 2021 winter storm, poses for a portrait in Houston on Feb. 10. Lawyers expect thousands of cases will be filed against power companies, transmission and distribution utilities and ERCOT as the two-year statute of limitations on winter storm-related cases approaches. Credit: Callaghan O’Hare for The Texas Tribune

Lawsuits Pile Up Two Years After Texas’ Devastating Winter Storm

A car drives through a darkened West Austin neighborhood that lost power on Feb 18, 2021. The devastating winter storm that struck the state two years ago left millions of Texans without power and caused hundreds of deaths. Credit: Jordan Vonderhaar for The Texas Tribune

When Cherrilyn Nedd left her uncomfortably cold Summerwood home during the February 2021 winter storm to stay with her inlaws — who had a generator — she never expected that she would return to find the house ruined. She left the faucets dripping and her cabinets open. Hurricanes worried her,

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