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Clifford Law Offices Obtains $17 Million Verdict in Amtrak Derailment

Sean P. Driscoll and Kristofer S. Riddle, attorneys at Clifford Law Offices, obtained a nearly $17 million verdict on  September 13, 2019 following a two-week trial in Tacoma on behalf of two injured people and the spouse of another. The trial in federal district court involving a speeding Amtrak 501 train represents the first involving the 2017 tragedy outside DuPont, Washington, that left 60 people...
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Clifford Law Offices and Luvera Law Firm Inspected Derailed Amtrak Train with their Experts

Clifford Law Offices of Chicago and Luvera Law Firm of Seattle, on behalf of their two dozen clients who were victims of the December Amtrak derailment near Seattle, Washington, along with their retained transportation expert Charley Pereira inspected the Amtrak 501 train wreckage with the intention of collecting data that will support their legal efforts to best represent 30 passengers and their families get answers...
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The Rash of Recent Amtrak Crashes and How the Implementation of Positive Train Control Would Have Made a Difference

By Robert A. Clifford  Partner, Clifford Law Offices, Chicago, IL Representing 21 Victims of the Amtrak Derailment Near Tacoma, Washington In the past seven weeks, Amtrak train derailments and crashes in DuPont, Washington, and Cayce, South Carolina, have killed five people and injured close to 200, causing tremendous personal suffering for family members and demonstrating the tragic consequences of decades of Amtrak and rail industry...
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Clifford Law with Seattle Luvera Firm Files First Lawsuit on Behalf of Ground Victim Seriously Injured in Vehicle Crushed on Interstate 5 by Amtrak Derailment

Clifford Law Offices, a nationally recognized personal injury and wrongful death law firm based in Chicago, filed a lawsuit on Thursday, January 4th, 2017 in conjunction with the Luvera Law Firm in Seattle on behalf of an individual who was a passenger in a vehicle on Interstate 5 below in last month's Amtrak derailment in Washington. Clifford Law Offices and the Luvera Law Firm yesterday...
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Clifford Law Files First Passenger Lawsuit in Washington Amtrak Derailment

Clifford Law Offices, a nationally recognized personal injury and wrongful death law firm based in Chicago, filed a lawsuit on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2017 in conjunction with the Luvera Law Firm in Seattle on behalf of an injured individual in last month's Amtrak derailment in Washington. This is the first of many lawsuits that will be filed arising out of this tragic incident. Clifford Law...
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