Blumenthal leads effort to end Amtrak’s shield from lawsuits

(Source: Connecticut Mirror, December 3, 2019)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Richard Blumenthal is leading a congressional pushback against Amtrak’s new ticketing policy, which prevents passengers from suing the railroad company. Early this year, Amtrak changed the boilerplate language on its tickets to prevent passengers injured in Amtrak accidents or those with any other grievance from suing the company in court. Instead, those passengers will be forced into binding arbitration.

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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