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Veteran wounded in West Texas train crash plans lawsuit

(Source: Reuters, November 19, 2012)

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Attorneys representing one of the U.S. military veterans injured last week when a freight train collided with a parade float in West Texas said on Monday they are preparing to file a lawsuit, probably against Union Pacific, the operator of the train. Attorneys told Reuters that they plan to challenge the National Transportation Safety Board's assertion that the train signal system had "functioned as designed" and that no anomalies were found with lights, bells or gates.

Full story: Chicago Tribune

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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