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New trial granted to Amtrak worker’s widow

A widow can pursue a wrongful-death claim against Amtrak because the trial judge failed to tell jurors that assumption of risk is no defense in the case of a railroad worker killed on the job, Maryland’s top court ruled Wednesday. ...

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Amtrak urges high-speed rail

PHILADELPHIA — Amtrak unveiled a $117 billion, 30-year vision Tuesday for a high-speed rail line on the East Coast that would drastically reduce travel times along the congested corridor using trains traveling up to 220 miles per hour. The proposal, ...

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