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Georgia Power Building, Atlanta (Photo: John Disney/ALM) Georgia Power Co., Atlanta (Photo: John Disney/ALM)

The Georgia Supreme Court has refused to take up an appeal by Georgia Power Co. hoping to overturn a ruling leaving it on the hook for at least some of the damages stemming from a multiple fatality plane crash in 2013.

The utility has been fighting to have textile and chemical giant Milliken indemnify it for the the cost of resolving multiple claims stemming from the crash, which occurred when an executive jet clipped a utility pole near the end of the runway at the Thomson-McDuffie County Airport, killing five passengers and injuring the two pilots.

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Greg Land

Greg Land covers topics including verdicts and settlements and insurance-related litigation for the Daily Report in Atlanta.

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