Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority News

Washington Metro Settles Lawsuit Against Aon Stemming From 2009 Crash

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) has agreed to settle a lawsuit against its insurance broker that stemmed from the 2009 red line crash that killed nine people. After the crash, Metro sued insurance broker Aon, which put together …

Judge Orders Settlements in D.C. Metrorail Crash Unsealed

A federal judge has ordered the unsealing of settlement agreements involving a deadly Metrorail crash. U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton says the 2009 Red Line crash, which killed nine people, represents “a matter of significant public concern” and that the …

D.C. Metro Settles Most Death Suits From 2009 Train Crash

The Washington-area Metro transit agency has settled seven of nine lawsuits by families of people killed in a 2009 train crash. Metro also told a judge it is admitting legal responsibility for the deadliest accident in the system’s history. Nine …

D.C. Metro Sues Insurer Lexington for $13M Over Lost Revenue

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has recently filed a lawsuit against its insurer Lexington Insurance Co. of Boston charging that that the insurer failed to indemnify for the revenue losses in the train system’s ridership following the 2009 crash that …