Amtrak Crash Suits Consolidated, Transferred To Pennsylvania Federal Court

(October 16, 2015, 2:40 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Oct. 13 ordered the consolidation and transfer of all pending lawsuits related to the May 12 derailment of an Amtrak passenger train in Philadelphia to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (In re Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia, PA, on May 12, 2015, No. 2654, JPMDL).

Approximately 60 suits filed against National Railroad Passenger Corp. (Amtrak) have been assigned to Judge Legrome D. Davis for pretrial motions and discovery.

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