Union Pacific: Others responsible for fatal veterans parade crash in Midland, Texas
(Source: Associated Press, February 26, 2013)
DALLAS — If lawsuits stemming from last year's train collision that killed four veterans on a parade float in Texas make it to trial, jurors should be able to consider whether actions by parade organizers and the hosting city contributed to the crash, a Union Pacific spokeswoman said Monday.
The company is asking that the City of Midland, Midland County and the parade organizer be designated as responsible third parties because they failed to exercise "ordinary care" in their actions relating to the Nov. 15 parade. Such a designation would allow the company to avoid being held solely responsible.
Full story: ABC News
Wednesday, February 27, 2013