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Class action suit filed following VIA derailment

Posted on February 29, 2012

TORONTO — Just two days after a VIA Rail train derailed in Burlington, killing three and sending 45 passengers to hospital, paperwork has been filed for a $10-million class-action lawsuit, according to the Toronto Sun.

The same law firm led a class-action lawsuit against Via Rail and CN after a derailment in 1999 that killed two crew members and sent 77 passengers and crew to the hospital. The Transportation Safety Board of Canada continues to investigate the cause of the most recent crash. For the full story, click here.

 

 

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