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    Victims’ Families in Boeing Crashes File Motion with Texas Judge for Immediate Appointment of an Independent Monitor of Boeing Safety Efforts
    Posted on June 24, 2024 To

    Victims’ Families in Boeing Crashes File Motion with Texas Judge for Immediate Appointment of an Independent Monitor of Boeing Safety Efforts

    As the families await word from the Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding its next steps in the criminal prosecution of Boeing following two deadly crashes five years ago, the attorney for families on Monday, June 24, 2024, filed a motion for reconsideration before the Texas federal judge to reconsider his earlier ruling denying an independent corporate monitor of Boeing’s facilities. Citing recent safety incidents and concerns since the ruling of Judge Reed O’Connor in February…

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    Boeing Crash Victims' Families Sent Prosecution Requests to DOJ
    Posted on June 19, 2024 To

    Boeing 737 MAX Crash Victims’ Families Sent Letter to Department of Justice Seeking $24 Billion Fine and Prosecution of Past Boeing Executives

    The families who lost loved ones in the crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft sent a letter Wednesday, June 19, 2024, to the Justice Department, seeking aggressive prosecution of The Boeing Company and criminal prosecution of its then-corporate leadership. Sent by Professor Paul Cassell of the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah, the 32-page letter asks for a substantial fine, the imposition of corporate monitoring on Boeing, and criminal prosecution…

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    Families of Crash Victims Attended Senate Hearing as Boeing CEO Testified

    Families of Crash Victims Attended Senate Hearing as Boeing CEO Testified

    Several family members of the 157 crash victims of a Boeing 737 MAX8 in Ethiopia attended a U.S. Senate hearing on June 18, 2024, when Boeing CEO David Calhoun testified before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations regarding “Boeing’s Broken Safety Culture.” Families from various countries stated they wanted to hear Calhoun “face to face” on the current state of Boeing’s safety culture. Chaired by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), the hearing was held at the Hart…

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    Boeing Crash Victims' Families Meet Again with DOJ on May 31

    Crash Victims’ Families Meeting on May 31st, with Department of Justice Asking for DOJ to Pursue Criminal Charges Against Boeing Following Finding of Violation of Deferred Prosecution Agreement

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will again meet with victims’ families of the Boeing 737 MAX8 crashes on Friday, May 31, 2024, following the Department’s decision that Boeing violated the Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) entered into three years ago with the airline manufacturer. The families will seek justice and accountability by asking the DOJ to move Boeing’s criminal prosecution forward in the normal pattern for criminal cases. Specifically, the families will ask for a…

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    Families of 2019 Boeing Max8 Crash Victims to Speak Live Following DOJ Meeting
    Posted on May 14, 2024 To

    DOJ Takes Key Step to Hold Boeing Accountable for 737 MAX8 Crash Deaths

    The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, concluded that Boeing breached an agreement that it had reached three years ago regarding the safety of its aircraft. This important step means that the pending criminal conspiracy charge filed against Boeing in federal district court in Texas will now move forward against the aircraft manufacturer that could lead to a criminal conviction against Boeing. The DOJ had entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement…

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    Families of 2019 Boeing Max8 Crash Victims to Speak Live Following DOJ Meeting on 4-24-24

    Press Conference Wednesday, April 24 with Families of Boeing MAX8 Crash Victims Following Meeting with DOJ

    Families from the U.S. and at least four other countries who lost loved ones in the crash of the MAX8 jet in 2019 met with representatives of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Wednesday, April 24, in a “conferral meeting” regarding whether Boeing has complied with the deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) entered into as a result of two disastrous crashes of the MAX 8 jet in 2018 and 2019. FAMILIES SPOKE LIVE OUTSIDE THE BOND BUILDING…

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    Top Aviation Lawyer Speaks Out on Boeing's Corporate Exodus

    Top Lawyer for Boeing Crash Victims Speaks Out on Corporate Exodus

    Boeing’s top executive will step down this year amid a broader shakeup of the airplane manufacturer’s top leadership announced on March 25, 2024. Still, it is disappointing that it took CEO David Calhoun to leave because of the MAX9 door mishap. He told the press that the Alaska Airlines door plug flying off in January was a “watershed moment.” “Two Boeing MAX8 planes crashed within five months while Calhoun was at a top executive spot…

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    Posted on February 21, 2024 To

    Families of Boeing Crash Victims React to Latest Move in Firing at Aircraft Manufacturer

    The families who lost loved ones in the crash of a Boeing 737 MAX8 jet in Ethiopia nearly five years ago reacted to the firing of the corporate executive who headed the 737 MAX passenger jet program. It is being reported that effective immediately Ed Clark, an 18-year-veteran of the company, is fired following a dramatic midair blowout last month of a door plug, underscoring continuing problems with the jet over a period of years….

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    Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 Emergency Landing Leads to Federal Investigation
    Posted on January 8, 2024 To

    Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 Emergency Landing Leads to Federal Investigation

    An Alaska Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Portland, Oregon, at about 5 p.m. on Friday, January 5th, 2024, when a panel and window the size of a refrigerator blew out of a Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. The incident has led to a federal investigation, and a number of planes have been grounded for safety concerns. Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices in Chicago and…

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