Power Piping hits back in U.S. Steel lawsuit

May 22, 2013 | 04:58 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  U.S. Steel, Power Piping, Clairton, explosion, coke battery, steel, Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — Power Piping Co. has responded to a U.S. Steel Corp. lawsuit seeking to reclaim losses the steelmaker says it sustained following a 2010 explosion at its Clairton, Pa., coke plant.

The Pittsburgh-based steamfitter said in a filing in Allegheny County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas that U.S. Steel must recoup any compensation that it paid six of its employees for injuries sustained in the explosion through the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, not through a suit against a third party.....

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