Amtrak News

Passenger blames Amtrak for on-track accident, injuries

By Philip Gonzales | Jun 20, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A passenger is suing National Railroad Passenger Corp., which does business as Amtrak, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries to passengers.

FELA litigation filed against Amtrak will be heard in state court this summer

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 30, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A summer trial date awaits for a case involving a New Jersey train engineer who alleges Amtrak violated federal laws by not providing him with a safe work environment, when he suffered debilitating injuries in an accident sustained in the course of his employment.

Widow of Amtrak machinist and conductor says the company's violations led to his fatal bladder cancer

By Nicholas Malfitano | May 9, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The spouse of a deceased machinist and conductor for Amtrak alleges the defendant violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by exposing her late husband to toxic substances and causing him to develop fatal bladder cancer.

Amtrak allegedly failed to prevent woman from slipping and falling into gap between platform and train

By Philip Gonzales | May 3, 2018

An individual is suing the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, also known as Amtrak, for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Lack of jurisdiction dispels Delaware man's lawsuit for FELA violations against Amtrak

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 25, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The case of a Delaware plaintiff and former Amtrak employee who alleged the company violated the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) by subjecting him to an unsafe workplace, has had his case dismissed for lack of personal jurisdiction.

Amtrak accused of negligence

By Louie Torres | Mar 29, 2018

An employee has filed a lawsuit against National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) for alleged negligence.

Amtrak employee seeks more than $150,000 after allegedly falling down steps while cleaning

By Louie Torres | Nov 8, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Hyattsville, Maryland, woman employed by Amtrak as a coach cleaner alleges that she was injured while working.

Amtrak worker seeks damages over alleged injuries from fall

By Louie Torres | Oct 17, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A Delaware man alleges he was injured while working for Amtrak.

Amtrak employee says supervisor pushed, injured him

By Louie Torres | Jun 29, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) and Paul Roddy with claims that his supervisor, Roddy, physically assaulted him and caused him to be transferred from his job.

Employee alleges negligence by Amtrak in accident caused by rail-line vehicle

By Louie Torres | May 11, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — An employee is suing National Railroad Passenger Corporation, commonly known as Amtrak, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries, liability and negligence for a workplace accident.

Amtrak materials clerk says she tripped over wires in workplace, suffering injuries

By Louie Torres | May 3, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A Delaware woman is suing National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), citing alleged hostile work environment, insufficient measures taken to prevent injuries, liability and negligence.

New Jersey woman claims Amtrak failed to provide safe workplace on train

By Louie Torres | Apr 25, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — A train employee is suing the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak), claiming an alleged hostile work environment and that insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries.

Amtrak defends self from lawsuit brought by conductor in fatal 2015 wreck

By Nicholas Malfitano | Apr 19, 2017

Sued by an engineer whose part in a fatal derailment remains a question, Amtrak is attempting to turn the blame on the man.

Attorney: 'significant gaps' in safety procedures led to April’s fatal Amtrak crash

By Jamie Kelly | Jun 15, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — The crash that claimed the lives of two Amtrak workers in April was the result of multiple failures and points toward the need for better safety measures all around, according to a lawyer representing the family of one of those killed.

New York passenger alleges Amtrak negligence led to his injuries

By Carrie Bradon | Mar 8, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — A passenger is suing Amtrak, alleging for injuries he suffered during a derailment.

Man seeks damages following Amtrak crash, alleging negligence

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 29, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A Washington, D.C. man is seeking damages following an Amtrak accident in which he claims was caused by negligence.

Man sues Amtrak alleging negligence over claims he was injured in accident

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 14, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A man is accusing Amtrak of negligence after an accident in Philadelphia last year that allegedly left him injured.

Man sues Amtrak alleging negligence in derailment accident

By Carrie Bradon | Jan 12, 2016

PHILADELPHIA – A New York man is suing Amtrak following a train incident in which he allegedly was severely injured.

Woman sues Amtrak following deadly crash, alleging negligence

By Carrie Bradon | Dec 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – A Brooklyn woman is suing Amtrak following an accident in which she allegedly sustained injuries.

Female electrician alleges sexual harassment at Amtrak

By Carol Ostrow | Nov 5, 2015

PITTSBURGH — An Allegheny County woman is suing her former employer, a national railroad provider operating in Pennsylvania, charging gender and retaliatory discrimination along with sexual harassment in the workplace up to and including 2014.

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