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    Clifford Law Offices Says Montana Amtrak Crash Was Likely Preventable
    Posted on September 26, 2021 To

    Clifford Law Offices Says Montana Amtrak Crash Was Likely Preventable

    Clifford Law Offices, a highly experienced law firm in representing families injured or killed in Amtrak crashes, stated on Saturday, September 25th, 2021, that the tragic crash in Montana with eight derailed cars injured more than 50 people and killed at least three was likely preventable, according to the experienced rail attorneys at the firm. Clifford Law Offices has represented passengers in numerous rail crashes and derailments, one of the latest being a number of…

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    Clifford Law Offices Obtains $56.78 Million in Settlements in Seattle Amtrak Derailment
    Posted on June 9, 2021 To

    Clifford Law Offices Obtains $56.78 Million in Settlements in Seattle Amtrak Derailment

    Kristofer S. Riddle, attorney at Clifford Law Offices, obtained a total of $56.78 million in settlements involving the derailment of Amtrak Train 501 outside DuPont, Washington, four years ago. The settlement concludes the cases filed by Clifford Law Offices in Federal District court involving a speeding Amtrak 501 train that left dozens of people injured and multiple fatalities. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concluded that the train was traveling at nearly 80 miles per…

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    Clifford Law Offices Obtains $17 Million Verdict in Amtrak Derailment
    Posted on September 13, 2019 To

    Clifford Law Offices Obtains $17 Million Verdict in Amtrak Derailment

    Kristofer S. Riddle, attorney 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 injured and three people killed. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) concluded in May…

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    Posted on March 21, 2018 To

    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 as to the cause of the tragic derailment of the…

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    Posted on February 8, 2018 To

    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 ineptitude and negligence for failing to implement National Transportation Safety…

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    Posted on January 5, 2018 To

    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 filed the first passenger lawsuit on behalf of a victim…

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    Posted on January 4, 2018 To

    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 Offices and the Luvera Law Firm have currently been retained…

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    Posted on December 27, 2017 To

    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 incident that occurred Monday (Dec. 18, 2017). Its office has…

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    Posted on December 21, 2017 To

    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 derailed train cars immediately plummeted as the train derailed. The…

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