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USClaims Ready to Assist Amtrak Train Crash Victims

By USClaims

The New York Times reported “a crazy shake, then metal tearing, and chaos.” It sounds like a description of any one of a hundred movie disaster scenes. This was no movie, however. It was what the passengers aboard Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 experienced on the evening of May 12, 2015, as they hurtled through Philadelphia on their way to New York City. The train derailed as it failed to navigate a curve in the tracks, killing eight people and injuring more than 200 others.

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