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$5 Million Dollar Lawsuit Filed Against MTA Over 'A' Train Derailment

A straphanger hurt in the A train derailment that injured 34 people on Tuesday morning and snarled service on multiple subway lines is filing a lawsuit against the MTA. [ more › ]
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