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More Than a Dozen Family Members Expected to Attend Boeing Hearings; Meetings with FAA and Boeing Executives Scheduled this Week

Nearly 20 family members from several countries who lost loved ones in the Boeing crash in Ethiopia earlier this year will be attending hearings scheduled this week before Congress where Boeing’s top executives are scheduled to testify. Family members just returned from Ethiopia where they collected the remains of those who died in the March 10 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max8 jet. They...
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Common Workplace Discrimination Claims

Everyone in the workplace has the right to be themselves and perform their job in an environment free from judgment and harassment. Legally in the United States, employers may not discriminate based on their protected characteristics — that is, their age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and medical status, among other things. Unfortunately, cases of workplace discrimination are alive and well. More than 1 million...
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Max8 Crash Families Send Demand Letter to FAA and DOT Chiefs to Revoke Boeing’s Self-Certification

As family members return with remains from Ethiopia following the crash of the 737 Max8 jet on March 10, 2019, some call for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to terminate Boeing’s Organization Designation Authorization (ODA). Under federal law, the ODA program is the means by which the FAA grants designee authority to organizations or companies related to issuing certificates, or related to the examination, testing...
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Robert Clifford to Speak at ABA Conference on Aviation

Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, has been invited to be part of the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS) Aviation Conference in Washington, D.C. Oct. 24. Clifford is part of a panel addressing the issue of “Is Self-Certification Adequate Pre-Flight?” Last month Clifford was named Lead Counsel in the crash in Ethiopia of a Boeing...
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What to Know About Juul Lawsuits in the U.S.

With the U.S. in the midst of a vaping crisis, we at Clifford Law Offices want to help keep the members of our community as informed as possible about the dangers of e-cigarettes, especially when it comes to young people, and what victims of this industry can do to fight back. In recent months, there have been multiple deaths and hundreds of cases of lung...
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