$25 Million in Train crash damagesMarch 2, 2018

The fatal Amtrak crash outside Columbia in early February caused more damage than the past decade of South Carolina rail accidents combined. The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday the Feb. 4 crash caused an estimated $25 million in damage. An Amtrak train smashed into a CSX train parked outside a terminal in Cayce, leaving …

$265 Record Settlement for Victims of Amtrak Train CrashNovember 1, 2016

Amtrak has agreed to pay up to $265 million in one of the largest rail crash settlements in the United States, for claims related to a high-speed derailment in Philadelphia last year that killed eight and injured more than 200, according to a court order issued on Thursday. Two masters appointed by Judge Legrome D. Davis …

Train Accident Lawyers Settle for $265 MillionOctober 30, 2016

Amtrak agreed Thursday to pay $265 million to victims of a crash in Philadelphia in 2015 that killed eight and injured 200 when a train derailed in a curve at twice the speed limit. The money will be divided among the victims through the settlement of a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in eastern Pennsylvania. Under the …

Train Accident: Amtrak Agrees to $265 Million SettlementOctober 29, 2016

Amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to a crash last year that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others when a speeding train derailed on a curve. The settlement allows victims to have their awards in hand by June instead of waiting years for lawsuits to play out, their lawyers …

NJ Transit Train Crash in HobokenSeptember 29, 2016

NJ TRANSIT TRAIN CRASH: The train was No. 1614 on the Pascack Valley line, traveling from Spring Valley, New York, at 7:23 a.m., according to ABC News. The crash occurred at about 8:45 a.m., according to The Associated Press. At least 100 are hurt, some critically, according to 4 New York. Multiple passengers on the …

6 More Lawsuits Against AmtrakApril 5, 2016

A law firm says it will be seeking punitive damages in lawsuits filed on behalf of six more passengers in the deadly May derailment of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia. The firm stated the complaints filed in federal court in Philadelphia will be consolidated with others filed earlier. The suits allege that the accident could …

New Jersey man sues over May Amtrak derailmentJanuary 26, 2016

New Jersey Local News reported a Livingston man Monday filed a lawsuit in New Jersey over what he said were “serious, painful and permanent injuries” he sustained in the May 12, 2015 Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. The man “was a passenger on the Northeast Regional train traveling from Washington to Boston when it derailed,” the article …

$4.7 Million Verdict for Train Accident InjuriesJune 5, 2015

JURY VERDICT: Train Accident Injuries A jury in Hudson County awarded a commuter who suffered brain damage $4.7 million. A steel rod smashed into a New Jersey Transit window and struck a nurse on her way to her job. She was employed as the head nurse for neurosurgical and orthopedic surgery departments at St. Vincent’s …

Amtrak Train Derails in Philadelphia, Killing at Least SixMay 13, 2015

Click here to read about the Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Amtrak-Derailment-Philadelphia–303536331.html An Amtrak train traveling from Washington to New York City derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday night. At least 140 people among the 238 passengers and five crew members were taken to area hospitals. Eight passengers remained in critical condition at Temple University Hospital as of Wednesday …