Monday, November 11, 2019
In the wake of a $265M settlement for 8 deaths and hundreds of injuries in Philadelphia in 2015, Amtrak added a clause to its ticket purchases requiring arbitration. Though the change, made in January, has not received a lot of attention, that may change shortly. Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal is looking into the issue, and the House Transportation Committee holds a hearing on Amtrak on Wednesday. Politico broke the story last week.