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Boeing & FAA Knew Manual Stab Trim Was Unlikely At High Speed But Failed To Warn After Lion Air

The Ethiopian government released earlier this week its preliminary report to the public for the March 10, 2019 accident involving Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. The report included plots of the Flight Data Recorder data and a detailed time history of events including those derived from the Cockpit Voice Recorder (CVR). Review of these data show the MCAS automatic stabilizer trim activations occurred between 250 and...
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Chicago and San Francisco Law Firms to File Wrongful Death Lawsuit and FAA Claim on Behalf of Young American Woman, Ralph Nader’s Niece, Killed in Boeing Max8 Crash in Ethiopia

PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY, 11/4/2019 AT 11 A.M. CST IN CHICAGO Clifford Law Offices of Chicago and Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy of San Francisco, internationally recognized aviation firms, filed a lawsuit on Thursday, April 4, 2019 on behalf of the family of a 24-year-old woman and U.S. citizen who was killed in the tragic crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max8 aircraft March 10. The detailed complaint was filed in...
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Even More Cancer Discovered Near Sterigenics Plant in Chicago’s Western Suburbs

The sad story of the toxic Sterigenics plant in west suburban Willowbrook continues with the recent discovery of an increased amount of the cancer-causing chemical in the air near the sterilization facility. Since last August when news broke that air quality monitors detected high concentrations of ethylene oxide along with higher than expected cancer rates among people in those downwind residential neighborhoods, lawsuits have attempted...
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Jack Casciato Speaks at International Conference on Aviation Law

Jack J. Casciato, partner at Clifford Law Offices, spoke Thursday (March 28, 2019) at the Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers in Manchester, England, on “Use of Flight Simulations in Aviation Claims.” Casciato, the only lawyer from Chicago invited to speak at the conference, was part of the two-day event for lawyers 40 years of age or younger. They discussed topics of interest to personal...
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Shannon McNulty Inducted into the International Society of Barristers

Shannon M. McNulty, partner at Clifford Law Offices, has been inducted into the International Society of Barristers. Membership is by invitation only which is preceded by a rigorous screening process that considers the lawyer’s ability, experience, accomplishments and ethical standards as assessed and recommended by trial lawyers and judges. The Society places emphasis on the preservation of trial by jury and civility. McNulty heads the...
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