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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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Robert Clifford to Receive the ITLA Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, will be receiving the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award at its 47th Annual Convention. A committee decides on giving the Award to a lawyer each year who has demonstrated “a substantial part of their life and their practice to ITLA, someone who has done more than is called...
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Max8 Planes Grounded for Months by Major Airlines

Despite assurances from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg that fixes to the Max aircraft will make the planes “even safer,” on April 15, 2019, United Airlines announced that it will be grounding its Max8 fleet through mid July. Boeing’s top executive apologized last week for two recent crashes of the Max8 aircraft and admitted that a software update would prevent further disasters, according to ABC Network...
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Bob Clifford Authors Article on Lawyers’ Wellness

Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, authored an article on lawyers’ wellness entitled, “Finding a Balance.” The column appeared in the February issue of the Chicago Lawyer and it described the need for lawyers to “find a balance” in one’s work life in order to be more productive and happier. Clifford wrote about the several studies that have been conducted...
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Hippocrates Wins in Mock Trial

In a resounding victory for the Father of Medicine, Hippocrates was found innocent of violating the Hippocratic oath in administering medical treatment to the dying King of Thebes in the mock “Trial of Hippocrates” on February 20th, 2019. Some of Chicago's powerhouse lawyers, including Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, and Dan Webb, co-executive chairman of Winston & Strawn, defended...
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