Business Owners in Outer Banks Filing Lawsuits Following Power Outage

August 3, 2017 Last Updated on May 16, 2018

Important Information

A settlement has been reached in this case as PCL Civil Constructors has agreed to pay $10.3 million to Outer Banks businesses, renters and residents who were affected by the power outage. You can find more information on the settlement here.

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Businesses operating on Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands that were affected by the power outage stemming from the Bonner Bridge construction project.
What’s Going On?
Local businesses filed class action lawsuits against the construction company responsible for the power outage saying it owes them for lost income/money. The litigation has now settled.
How Can I File a Claim?
You can visit the settlement website here. It will be updated with information on the settlement, including how to make a claim and the deadline for doing so.