Amtrak Settles 2 Lawsuits Stemming From Philadelphia Derailment
Mealey's (August 22, 2016, 2:37 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Two lawsuits stemming from a fatal Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia in 2015 were dismissed Aug. 8 after the railroad company settled with the plaintiffs (Jessica Baen v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), et al., No. 15-cv-4894, Adriana Passamano v. National Railroad Passenger Corporation [Amtrak], No. 15-cv-5278, E.D. Pa.).
(Order to dismiss Baen’s suit available. Document #77-160824-003R. Order to dismiss Passamano’s suit available. Document #77-160824-004R.)
The orders to dismiss do not cite settlements as the reasons for the dismissals. However, the attorneys for both...