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    Tracy Brammeier to Speak at ABA Conference on Aviation Litigation in Post-COVID World
    Posted on July 14, 2021 To

    Tracy Brammeier to Speak at ABA Conference on Aviation Litigation in Post-COVID World

      Tracy A. Brammeier, associate at Clifford Law Offices and liaison counsel in the complex litigation involving the crash of a Boeing jet in Ethiopia, will be speaking at the American Bar Association Tort Trial and Insurance Practice (TIPS) conference to be held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 28-29. “Emerging Litigation and Regulatory Issues for the Aviation and Aerospace Industries in a Post-COVID-19 World” is the panel on which Brammeier will be speaking that includes Kathryn…

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    Clifford Law Offices Files More Lawsuits Including on Behalf of Couple Who Witnessed Up Close United Flight’s Loss of Engine on Right Side of Aircraft
    Posted on April 28, 2021 To

    Clifford Law Offices Files More Lawsuits Including on Behalf of Couple Who Witnessed Up Close United Flight’s Loss of Engine on Right Side of Aircraft

    Clifford Law Offices filed more lawsuits in Illinois against United Airlines including on behalf of a couple who sat on the right-hand side of the plane when the airplane’s engine caught fire, forcing the aircraft to return to Denver on Feb. 20, 2021. UA Flight 328, a Boeing 777-222, was en route to Honolulu when four minutes after takeoff the right engine failed and was engulfed in flames. Pilots were forced to turn back to…

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    Clifford Law Offices Files Four More Lawsuits on Behalf of Passengers Suffering Severe Trauma Following United Flight that Experienced Loss of Engine
    Posted on April 27, 2021 To

    Clifford Law Offices Files Four More Lawsuits on Behalf of Passengers Suffering Severe Trauma Following United Flight that Experienced Loss of Engine

    Clifford Law Offices filed four more lawsuits in Illinois against United Airlines on behalf of passengers from various states who are suffering significant emotional trauma and distress stemming from a flight that experienced a fiery engine loss while traveling from Denver to Hawaii on Feb. 20, 2021. UA Flight 328, a Boeing 777-200, was en route to Honolulu when four minutes after takeoff the right engine failed and was engulfed in flames. Pilots were forced…

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    Kevin Durkin Speaking at National Aviation Conference
    Posted on February 11, 2021 To

    Kevin Durkin Speaking at National Aviation Conference

    Kevin P. Durkin, partner at Clifford Law Offices, will be speaking at the 55th Annual Southern Methodist University (SMU) Air Law Symposium on March 24-25. Durkin will be speaking on the consolidated litigation in federal district court in Chicago against Boeing involving the deaths of 157 people when a 737 MAX aircraft crashed in Ethiopia in March, 2019. Clifford Law Offices represents 72 families who lost loved ones in that crash. Durkin has been involved…

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    The Most Common Causes of Aviation Accidents
    Posted on December 8, 2020 To

    The Most Common Causes of Aviation Accidents

    There is perhaps no other type of passenger vehicle crash more frightening or devastating than an aviation accident. From the Tenerife Airport Disaster in 1977 to the recent Boeing 737 Max8 crash in Ethiopia, aviation accidents are more often than not catastrophic and devastating for more than just the people on the plane. And while the total number of aviation accidents has decreased since the 1980s, when they happen, the results are utterly detrimental. What…

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    Another Boeing Plane Crashes in India Killing Many On Board, Injuring Dozens More
    Posted on August 7, 2020 To

    Another Boeing Plane Crashes in India Killing Many On Board, Injuring Dozens More

    An Air India Express plane crashed Friday (Aug. 7, 2020) with 190 people on board as it overshot the runway at Karipur Airport in southern India, hurtling the Boeing 737 into a valley about 35 feet down. It is being reported that at least 14 people are dead and more than 140 people are injured, some of them seriously. The pilot and co-pilot are reported to be among the dead. The plane took off from…

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    Bob Clifford Interviewed by The National Law Journal
    Posted on May 1, 2020 To

    Bob Clifford Interviewed by The National Law Journal

    The National Law Journal recently honored law firms and lawyers handling cutting-edge work on behalf of plaintiffs in practice areas ranging from mass torts to securities litigation. They named Clifford Law Offices Aviation Law Firm of the Year. The National Law Journal interviewed Bob Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, for their 2020 Elite Trial Lawyers article. In the article, Bob discusses what he believes will be the greatest challenge in the future…

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    Posted on April 17, 2020 To

    ET302 Crash Victims’ Families and Friends Demand US Treasury Deny Boeing Financial Assistance with Reform

    Family members and friends of those who lost loved ones in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Ethiopia have petitioned Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to withhold CARES Act financial assistance from Boeing unless the money is conditioned upon aviation safety and corporate governance reform. Some 1,744 family members and friends of the 157 who died in the Flight ET302 crash on March 10, 2019, signed the petition. They stated that the $17…

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    Canadian Transport Officials to Hold Hearing on One Year Anniversary Date of Boeing Crash in Ethiopia
    Posted on March 9, 2020 To

    Canadian Transport Officials to Hold Hearing on One Year Anniversary Date of Boeing Crash in Ethiopia

    In what some crash victims’ families are calling an insensitive move, Canada’s Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities is holding a Committee meeting Tuesday, March 10th in Ottawa on the certification of aircraft in that country following the crash of a Boeing jet in Ethiopia exactly a year ago. Hundreds of family members and friends who lost loved ones in the Boeing crash outside of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 10, 2019, have…

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