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Bob Clifford to Speak on Aviation Litigation on June 6th in Chicago

Aviation litigation expert, Robert A. Clifford, will be a speaker at The Chicago Bar Association’s Eight O’ Clock Call webcast series. He will be speaking about airline litigation. The event will be held on Thursday, June 6, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at The Chicago Bar Association (321 S. Plymouth Ct., Chicago IL 60604). Entrance for members of The Chicago Bar Association will...
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Clifford Partners Speak at Aviation Conference in Kenya

Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, and Kevin P. Durkin, partner at the firm, spoke at the Air Law Conference sponsored by Strathmore University School of Law in Nairobi, Kenya. Clifford and Durkin spoke Friday, May 31, on various aspects of aviation litigation at the two-day conference. Clifford moderated a panel on “Strategies for Negotiating Settlements in Aviation Liability Claims.”...
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Family of Boeing 737 Max8 Crash Victim Submits Testimony to U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee

The parents of Samya Rose Stumo presented testimony last week that became a part of the official record in a hearing that included Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Daniel K. Elwell and National Transportation Safety Board Chair Hon. Robert L. Sumwalt. (A copy of their testimony appears below.) The U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Aviation Subcommittee questioned these governmental executives Wed., (May 15,...
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Tragic Alaska Midair Crash of Float Planes Kills Six People, Injures 10 Others

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators are on the scene at Ketchikan, Alaska, trying to find the cause of two planes that collided midair Monday about 1 p.m. over Alaskan waters that left six people dead and injured 10 others who were on a tour of the scenic area. The weather was said to be calm when the sightseeing planes arranged for tourists on Princess...
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Ethiopian Plane Crash Press Conference – Can the Max8’s Ever Be Made Safe?

Clifford Law Offices of Chicago and Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy of San Francisco filed lawsuits on Monday, April 29, 2019 on behalf of the families of 10 Canadians who were killed in the tragic crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max8 aircraft. The victims include three generations of one family, and the wife and three children, including a nine-month old of another family, all from the...
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