Attorney Robert Mongeluzzi alleged Amtrak was negligent and responsible for last week’s train derailment that killed eight people and injured hundreds.
Rich discussed the tabling of a bill in New Jersey that would allow drivers to pump their own gas, more revelations from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, and calls for the privatization of Amtrak. He talked to Jesse Walker and Ira Stoll from Reason and attorney Robert Mongeluzzi.
Attorney Bob Mongeluzzi puts the blame on the man at the helm of Amtrak 188 and on the railroad company itself.
A Montgomery County jury awarded the estate of Ellen Gregory Robb more than $124 million in a “wrongful death” civil trial. Rafael Robb is nearing the end of his 5-10 year sentence for voluntary manslaughter.
A seventh death is being linked to a 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia that killed shoppers and workers inside a Salvation Army.
A hearing over subpoenaed records in the fatal Market Street building collapse this spring was postponed Wednesday, but a Philadelphia architect is facing even more requests for documents.
The ongoing grand jury investigation of the building collapse complicates the ability of attorneys in the numerous civil suits to begin what is called “discovery.”
Salvation Army major Charles Deitrick says the fault lies squarely with the owner of the adjacent building and the demolition company hired to tear it down.
The Salvation Army will become the latest defendant in litigation over a deadly Philadelphia building collapse.
As City Council continued its probe Thursday into last month’s tragic building collapse on Market Street, they heard from independent demolition experts who said that city inspectors inspect very little.
Attorneys for 4 people suing over the collapse of the downtown building that killed six people last week lambasted the demolition work after surveying the site Sunday.
Just two days after the accident that killed six people, a shopper in the Salvation Army store has become the second person to file a lawsuit related to the building collapse.
Following the deadly building collapse in Center City on Wednesday, there are indications that a criminal investigation into the collapse could be opened up.
“These are modest people, working people from Hungary,” says Robert Mongeluzzi, who represents the families of the victims. “They’re not asking for some fancy memorial. They’re asking for a simple bench in memory of their children.”
In the midst of the second day of testimony, Judge Thomas O’Neill suggested that all parties in the case meet with another federal judge to engage in settlement discussions. Attorney Robert Mongeluzzi (photo) represents two victims who died in the 2010 crash.