TITLE

Amtrack wreck liability not close to being settled

AUTHOR(S)
Knowles, Robert G.
PUB. DATE
August 1994
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;8/29/94, Vol. 98 Issue 35, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the delays on liability insurance claim trials against Amtrak Corp. for a train wreck on September 22, 1993 in Bayou Canot near Mobile, Alabama. Casualties in the mishap; Circumstances leading to the accident according to a report by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB); Lack of admissibility on conclusions of the NTSB about who is at fault for the accident.
ACCESSION #
9503064226

 

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