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Nicoalbum

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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 10:57:26 AM

There's yet more legal action in the works against the companies at the centre of the recent fatal train derailment in QC

The family of a man presumed dead in the disaster has launched a lawsuit against the rail and petroleum firms linked to the oilfilled tankers that obliterated part of Lac-M├ęgantic

Roy alleges that Veilleux was killed when a runaway train operated by MM&A, crashed in Lac-M├ęgantic on Jul 6. The lawsuit is seeking at least $200K in damages from 10 defendants, including MMA, Rail World, top rail executive Edward Burkhardt and several U.S. petroleum companies

The lawsuit alleges the railway and petroleum companies were negligent for failing to operate their businesses in a safe manner and for not taking reasonable measures to avoid exposing the public to the dangers assoc
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dodsworth
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Message Posted: Jul 28, 2013 12:32:16 AM

Interesting.
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USMCturtlehead
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 5:45:13 PM

First of many and sounds like RR was underinsured.
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1momsunshine
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 4:56:23 PM

get'em
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Joeski1
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 1:07:33 PM

absolutely.

hope all the others who suffered a loss also sue.

this should NEVER happen again.
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OTISFL
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 12:09:13 PM

Go get'em!
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:38:56 AM

the deep pockets theory, sue everyone
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:29:06 AM

Not asking for much, be wise to settle
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 11:12:18 AM

and more is on the way
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Nicoalbum
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Message Posted: Jul 27, 2013 10:58:25 AM

More lawsuits to come. $200K doesn't seem to be exaggerated at all
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