All Amtrak Train 188 Accident Lawsuits to Be Heard in Philadelphia

Case Funding Firm says the unfortunate train accident that occurred in Philadelphia in May killed at least seven people and injured more than 200 others when the train derailed at high speeds on a sharp curve; now, more than 60 personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits stemming from the crash will be heard in Philadelphia.

Nov 04, 2015, 05:00 ET from Legal-Bay LLC

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports today that a federal court panel said that all lawsuits regarding the deadly Amtrak Train accident that occurred in Philadelphia on May 12th of this year will be heard in Philadelphia under a single judge. According to, U.S. District Judge Legrome D. Davis has been "selected to oversee the cases by the federal Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation." As of now, there are more than 60 personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits filed in regards to the horrific derailment of Amtrak Train 188 that killed at least seven people and injured more than 200 others when the train derailed on a sharp curve traveling at the speed of 106 miles per hour. 30 of those lawsuits were filed in federal court in Philadelphia, with the rest "initially entered in federal court districts" in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. The suits seek compensatory damages, and some are also seeking punitive damages.

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There have been a range of accidents involving trains, and Legal-Bay is here to assist victims involved in train accidents or other public transportation incidents.

Patty Kirby, COO and Head of Client Relations, commented on the recent news in the deadly Amtrak Train incident, "We are starting to take applications on the Philadelphia train accident which occurred earlier this year. Unfortunately, train accidents have become all too common of late and we have seen a steady rise in plaintiffs who need funding on their train wreck cases because the personal injuries are very severe and the cases take very long to settle." 

Legal-Bay, a law cash advance company, reaffirms their dedication to assisting victims involved in public transportation incidents in New York City or other major cities. These cases include MTA bus accidents, FELA train cases, taxi cab or limo accidents, Long Island Railroad or New York City subway accidents, Commercial Airline accidents, and accidents on boats or Staten Island Ferry or Jones Act cases. For more information on Legal-Bay's accident lawsuit funding programs and a list of cases funded, visit:

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If you, or a loved one, are in need of lawsuit money or pre-settlement funding or settlement funding due to a train accident, bicycle accident, car or truck accident, pharmaceutical drug lawsuit, wrongful death case, products liability lawsuit, commercial litigation, or personal injury case, feel free to contact Legal-Bay on the company's 24-hour hotline at: 877.571.0405.

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