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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 in May 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 on May 15,...
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Family of Victim of 737 Boeing Max8 Crash Make an Impact on Capitol Hill Amid Congressional Hearings on the Aircraft

The voices' of the parents of Samya Rose Stumo, 24, who perished in the March 10 crash of the 737 Boeing Max8 crash in Ethiopia were heard around the world. They attended the Aviation Subcommittee hearing Wednesday (March 15, 2019) of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in Washington, D.C., to ensure that the victims’ families voices would be heard. And they were very...
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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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Two Planes Collide Midair in Alaska, Killing At Least Six and Injuring 10 More

A sightseeing tour of two small planes turned into tragedy Monday when they collided over Alaskan waters, killing at least six people aboard and injuring 10 more. The planes were carrying flightseeing tourists from the Princess Cruise Lines that confirmed the crash. One small plane had five people aboard, four tourists and the pilot. All were killed on that plane, according to media reports. The...
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