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Workers clear snow from a parking lot in Midland, Texas, U.S, on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. Blackouts triggered by frigid weather have spread to more than four million homes and businesses across the central U.S. and extended into Mexico in a deepening energy crisis that's already crippled the Texas power grid. Photo: Matthew Busch/Bloomberg Workers clear snow from a parking lot in Midland, Texas, on Feb. 15, 2021. Blackouts triggered by frigid weather have spread to more than 4 million homes and businesses across the central U.S. and extended into Mexico in a deepening energy crisis that’s already crippled the Texas power grid. Photo: Matthew Busch/Bloomberg

The first wrongful death lawsuits have been filed against Electric Reliability Council of Texas Inc., or ERCOT, on behalf of two Texas residents who died during the mid-February winter storm.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.

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