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    $56.78M – Robert A. Clifford & Kristofer S. Riddle

    Clifford Law Offices represented several adults and minor passengers that were injured, and one wrongful death, aboard a speeding Amtrak Train 501 that derailed outside DuPont, Washington.
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    $17M – Robert A. Clifford, Kristofer S. Riddle

    Following a two week trial, a $17 million verdict was awarded to three plaintiffs who suffered multiple physical, mental and emotional injuries when an Amtrak train, travelling at an excessive speed, derailed onto Interstate 5 in Tacoma, Washington. Click here to read more about the case.
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    $11.4M – Robert A. Clifford

    A 57-year-old mechanic suffers catastrophic orthopedic injuries and internal injuries when he is run over by a tractor-trailer while performing repairs to marker lights on the trailer in an area of the railroad yard designated by the railroad to conduct such repairs.
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    $2.425M – Kevin P. Durkin

    A 38-year-old pedestrian was struck by a slow-moving single engine freight train as she was crossing the Burlington Northern Santa Fe tracks at the gate crossing in Berwyn, Illinois. She sustained head injuries that claimed her life a day later.
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    $2M – Robert A. Clifford

    Cook County employee fractures hip and shoulder after speeding Metra heading to Chicago derails when conductor ignores switch signal and fails to perform a successful crossover from one track to another.
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    $2.5M – Kevin P. Durkin

    A 57-year-old bicyclist was struck and killed by an express eastbound commuter train in Riverside, Illinois. Eastbound trains were running on tracks usually used by westbound trains. There had been a derailment that morning, causing employees of Burlington Northern Santa Fe to deactivate the pedestrian crossing gates to better access the derailment.
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    $2.25M – Kevin P. Durkin

    Clifford Law Offices represented the wife of a 57-year-old man who was killed in a South Shore passenger train collision with a steel coil-hauling truck at the Midwest Steel in Portage, Indiana.
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    $35M – Kevin P. Durkin, Robert A. Clifford

    Internationally acclaimed violinist severely injured due to negligence of train company. Click here to read more about this case.
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