Jury Orders Time Warner Cable to Pay Restaurant $6M in the Aftermath of Deadly Explosion

August 28, 2015

One server was killed and more than a dozen more people were injured.

A jury has ordered Time Warner Cable to pay the owners JJ’s Restaurant in Kansas City, Missouri $5.78 million in property damage and lost income resulting from a deadly explosion in 2013, reports the Associated Press. Time Warner Cable’s hired contractors hit a gas line with an underground borer while digging near the restaurant, triggering a massive explosion that leveled the restaurant. The disaster resulted in the death of waitress Megan Cramer and injuries of more than a dozen people.

Brothers David and Jimmy Frantze, who own JJ’s, sought $9…