Atmos Never Repaired Leaks Before Gas Explosion Killed Girl, Family's Lawsuit Says

Atmos Energy never repaired dangerous leaks to its "mismatched Frankensteinian" pipeline system before the February explosion that killed a 12-year-old Dallas girl, her family contends in a lawsuit filed Thursday. Linda Rogers' family filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Dallas County Court, seeking more than $1 million in damages due to the company's "gross negligence." Atmos has repeatedly blamed heavy rains in February and "unique" soil composition for the disaster, which executives described as "sudden and unexplainable." The company did not immediately respond to requests for comment Thursday.  Continue reading...

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