Federal Judge Approves $265 Million Settlement For Philadelphia Derailment
Mealey's (October 28, 2016, 2:58 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania federal judge overseeing the Philadelphia Amtrak train derailment multidistrict litigation on Oct. 27 approved a $265 million settlement between Amtrak and those injured and the families of those who died in the May 12, 2015, derailment (In re Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia, PA, on May 12, 2015, No. 2654, E.D. Pa.).
(Order available. Document #77-161109-003R.)
Eight people were killed, and more than 200 people were injured when an Amtrak train derailed and crashed moments after leaving a station in Philadelphia on...