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Tragic Amtrak Wreck in Washington

12/18/2017
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Another tragedy on an AMTRAK train has caused the loss of lives and serious injuries in Dupont, Washington this morning. There are reports the train, the Cascades service from Seattle to Portland was travelling on tracks rated at a maximum speed of 79 mph, while the Cascades was reported to […]

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Amtrak Train Derailment

05/13/2015
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Memories of Tragedies on the Rails On May 13, 2015, once again tragedy struck as an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia, killing six people and injuring more than 130. One of those killed was a Naval Academy midshipman on leave. This shocking and catastrophic derailment brings back memories for Attorneys […]

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Another Preventable Train Derailment

02/13/2018
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Penny-Pinching on Positive Train Control  Amtrak trains have been involved in four deaths since December 2017, including the most recent tragedy in South Carolina that killed two crew members and injured more than 100 passengers. The engineer of the Miami-bound train, 54-year-old Michael Kempf, of Georgia, died after crashing into […]

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Train Derailment in Crescent City, FL

05/15/2015
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Avoidable Tragedy A few days ago, it was a Philadelphia train derailment that claimed (7) dead and over 130 injured. Since 1991, the railway industry led by CSX has been trying to assure the public that rail transportation is just fine. As, Pulitzer Prize winning author David Johnston discovered in […]

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