Federal judge: Amtrak liable for woman’s 2015 rape on Montana train

By Seaborn Larson, Great Falls Tribune; April 12, 2018

A federal magistrate judge ruled that Amtrak is responsible for a woman’s rape in 2015 by an employee as the train passed by Wolf Point.

U.S. Magistrate Judge John Johnston recommended the court deny Amtrak’s request to have the case dismissed and granted the victim’s request to declare the railroad carrier liable for her damages that resulted from the rape.

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