What’s the most you ever received for an airline delay? $200? $400? $600? Well, 38 passengers who were stranded on a NYC A subway line train for 10 hours back in 2010 just received $2,500 each in a settlement.
Per the NY Daily News, “The going rate for being stranded on the subway in bone-chilling temperatures during a blizzard is about $250 an hour.
Some of the roughly 500 straphangers who got stuck on the A-train for approximately 10 hours nearly four years ago when a colossal storm brought the city to its knees with two feet of snow were recently paid $2,500 each, the Daily News has learned.
The settlements were reached with 38 riders who faulted the MTA for literally leaving them out in the cold on December 2010 as the train idled without food, water or heat.
“When I think about it now, I can’t believe it happened in New York City,” said Agnes Hui, one of two-dozen plaintiffs named in the biggest among a number of lawsuits. “It was horrific.”
$2,500 is a very nice amount of compensation to receive for this lengthy delay that occurred back in 2010 during the snow storm
Do you feel that this compensation was fair for this type of delay?