U.S. Department of Justice Announces Amtrak Claims Fund

Notice of Amtrak Claims Fund Under the ADA

Amtrak has entered into a Settlement Agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve a lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The Settlement Agreement resolves alleged violations of the ADA.

If you were harmed by Amtrak’s lack of accessible transportation services between July 27, 2013 and December 2, 2020 you may be eligible to receive payment from a compensation fund established by Amtrak.

To be eligible for consideration for possible payment, you must submit a claim by May 29, 2021. You may obtain information on how to submit a claim in several ways:

  1. By visiting AmtrakDisabilitySettlement.com;
  2. By sending an email with your name, address, and telephone number to info@AmtrakDisabilitySettlement.com;
  3. By calling the Fund Administrator at (888) 334-6165 or TTY: (866) 411-6976.

A copy of the Settlement Agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice and Amtrak is available at AmtrakDisabilitySettlement.com. For further information about the ADA, visit www.ada.gov or call the Department of Justice’s toll-free ADA Information Line at 1-800-514-0301 (voice) or 1-800-514-0383 (TTY).

Esta Notificación y otra información están disponibles en español en AmtrakDisabilitySettlement.com.

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