Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Larry W. Harper and Jack B. Porterfield, Jr., of Dunn, Porterfield, Scholl & Clark, Birmingham, for appellant, Consol. Pipe & Supply Co., Inc. (77-291, 77-292).
H. H. Grooms, Jr., and H. L. Ferguson, Jr., of Spain, Gillon, Riley, Tate & Etheredge, Birmingham, for appellant, Louisiana Valve & Fittings Co., Inc. (77-293, 77-294).
Edward O. Conerly, Birmingham, for appellee, Stockham Valves & Fittings, Inc. (77-291, 77-292, 77-293, 77-294).
Supreme Court of Alabama.
These suits were commenced by Retha Cunningham and Dorothy Thomas, the widows of two men who were killed by the explosion of an underground steam valve while working for Alabama Power Company. Although several defendants were initially named, the suits when consolidated, tried, and submitted to the jury were against Stockham Valves and Fittings Company, Inc. (Stockham), the valve's manufacturer, Louisiana Valve and Fittings Company, Inc. (Louisiana...
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