The woman was pinned between a train and the platform in Boston last Friday.
Witness laments the "barbarism you don't expect."
The train struck a lorry, derailed and burst into flames.
The crash over a Washington state highway killed at least three people.
The Amtrak train that crashed Monday was not using a new technology that can stop accidents before they occur.
Cause of the crash is under investigation.
Without the threat of uncapped damages, companies have proven over and over again that they will prioritize their bottom line above the well-being of everyone else.
Brandon Bostian faces eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and numerous counts of reckless endangerment.
“It’s a terrible, chaotic scene,” the local police chief said.
Video footage from the scene showed members of the disaster management team and locals trying to rescue trapped passengers from windows and debris using phones to provide light.
It was the second major accident involving New York City’s commuter railroads in the past three months.
Emergency responders feared for the worst, but were shocked when they found the man unhurt on the tracks after being passed