Mitchell may be negotiator for Quebec victims

Some victims of last year’s fiery train derailment in Canada want former US senator George Mitchell from Maine to serve as negotiator as they seek money from the bankrupt railroad company. A document filed late Wednesday with the US Bankruptcy Count in Bangor from the Meyers & Flowers law firm shows that the victims are seeking to install Mitchell as the plan fiduciary in the case. The Chicago law firm is representing some of the victims. Bankruptcy trustee Robert Keach told the Portland Press Herald that the plan will probably be dismissed. He says the plaintiffs’ lawyers are the only ones supporting the idea.

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