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Train Accidents

Clifford Law Offices and its Experts Examining Latest Revelations from NTSB on Amtrak Derailment near Tacoma, Washington

Clifford Law Offices, on behalf of several victims of the recent Amtrak derailment near Tacoma, Washington, who have retained the firm, has hired experts who are looking into early reports released by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). The NTSB has a go-to team that is dispatched to review the scene and those involved in an effort to determine the probable cause of the tragic...
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Clifford Law Offices in Chicago Retained by Six Individuals Injured in Amtrak Derailment Near Tacoma, Washington

Clifford Law Offices has been retained to represent a number of victims of the derailment of Amtrak Cascades passenger train 501 near Tacoma, Washington, Monday (Dec. 18, 2017). The tragic derailment claimed at least three lives. Many of the estimated 77 passengers were injured and taken to numerous hospitals in the area. There were also victims injured on the highway, where a number of the...
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Many Questions in Amtrak Derailment – Will Lawsuits Provide the Answers?

The tragic Amtrak Train 501 derailment outside Tacoma, Washington, that has left at least three people dead and injured dozens more on its maiden passenger voyage has left many questions as National Transportation Safety Investigators (NTSB) start sorting through the wreckage. The cause of the train derailment of 12 cars and two locomotives won't be known until months, perhaps even years, of investigation. Even NTSB...
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Fatal Derailment of Amtrak Train in Washington — Update

The fatal derailment of an Amtrak train occurred on a rebuilt $181 million track corridor that was supposed to make the trip more reliable between Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon. Amtrak Cascades 501, with at least 83 people aboard, was the first regular service to use the "bypass" track that goes directly from Tacoma to DuPont, instead of a slow but scenic path along Puget...
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Amtrak Train Derailment in Washington Injures Dozens, Await Death Count

An Amtrak train reportedly derailed this morning (Monday, Dec. 18, 2017) in Washington as it headed from Tacoma to Olympia, sending more than 75 people to local hospitals. The number of people killed has not yet been released. This was the first day for the Amtrak Cascades high-speed train on its new Route W trains that run further inland parallel to Interstate 5 through Tacoma,...
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