Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Quebec Train Derailment – U.S. Wrongful Death Litigation
A train carrying crude oil owned by World Fuel Services derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec in July 2013 and spilled hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil that exploded, killing 47 people and partially destroying the town. Families of the victims sued a number of companies, including World Fuel Services, for wrongful death in the United States.
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