Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

BNSF asks court to require arbitration for settlements in Missouri crash

Posted online

BNSF Railway Co. asked a federal court to require victims of a deadly Amtrak crash in Missouri to pursue settlements through arbitration, The Associated Press reports.

BNSF owns the railroad tracks used by Amtrak when a train this summer collided with a truck blocking an intersection near Mendon. The accident caused four deaths and dozens of injuries.

Forced arbitration would mean lawsuits would not be used in settlements related to the accident.

Read more from The Associated Press.


No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick
Open for Business: 417 Cocktails

417 Cocktails LLC moved; 7 Brew Coffee added its first shop in Lebanon; and Branson outlet store for Baltimore, Maryland-based sports apparel retailer Under Armour relocated.

Most Read
Update cookies preferences