Court to hear earthquake injury lawsuit

Ponca City Now - January 26, 2015 7:36 am

TULSA, Okla. (AP) – The Oklahoma Supreme Court has decided to consider whether two oil companies can be held liable for injuries a Prague woman suffered during a 2011 earthquake.

The Tulsa World reports the lawsuit by Sandra Ladra of Prague is among dozens of lawsuits filed in the past several years across the country alleging oil and gas companies are responsible for earthquakes.

Similar lawsuits seeking class-action status have been filed against energy companies in Arkansas and Texas.

 

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