The family of a boy who died in a cold trailer in Texas is suing ERCOT for $ 100 million
The family of a boy from Texas who appeared to have frozen to death after the family’s mobile home lost power during an intense cold snap – filed a $ 100 million lawsuit against utilities in the area, holding them responsible for the tragedy.
11-year-old Cristian Pavon Pineda was found lifeless in a bed next to his little brother on Monday when indoor temperatures were in the single digits and the family struggled to keep warm.
Electricity grid operator ERCOT and utility company Entergy failed to warn people of the dangerous conditions and gave incomplete instructions to customers during the recent historic cold. According to reports.
The boy’s family accuses the providers of gross negligence.
He had the day that Cristian died played in the …