Widow Files Wrongful Death Suit After Husband Is Electrocuted

Mealey's (September 27, 2016, 12:06 PM EDT) -- EASTON, Pa. — The widow of a man who died after being shocked by a downed power line filed suit in Pennsylvania state court on Sept. 12 against the companies that owned and operated the power line and electrical equipment in the area, claiming that a utility pole was not properly installed and maintained, which led to her husband’s death (Sarah Poynton, et al. v. Metropolitan Edison Company, et al., No. C-0048-CV-2016-08149, Pa. Comm. Pls., Northampton Co.).

(Complaint available. Document #77-160928-016C.)

Sarah Poynton and her mother,...
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