Two of the lawsuits allege negligence and wrongful death and seek unspecified amounts in damages. They name the regional rail authority that operates /*Metrolink*/, several contract companies and the /*Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority*/ as defendants.
The other five negligence lawsuits name /*Connex Railroad*/, a contractor that provides engineers who run the Metrolink trains, its parent company /*Veolia Transportation*/, and the estate of the train's engineer as defendants. The lawsuits seek a jury trial and general damages.
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