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Steven J. Klearman

Judge Upholds Amtrak Award in Deadly Nevada Truck Crash

A federal judge refused a new trial for a Nevada trucking company that was ordered to pay $4.5 million in damages to Amtrak after a truck slammed into a passenger train in 2011, killing six people. The verdict was returned […]

Steven J. Klearman

Train Accidents On The Rise

The derailment of an Amtrak train in May brings the total number of train accidents for the year to five. Despite the Association of American Railroads boasting that 2014 was “the safest year on record for the railroad industry,” that […]

Steven J. Klearman

Wrongful Death Suit Seeks To Highlight Bus Safety

The parents of Kaylee Derks recently filed a wrongful death suit against the Clark County School District as well as the bus maker and the bus driver. In March 2012, Kaylee, 11, was struck and killed by her own school […]

Steven J. Klearman

Dozens Become Ill On Royal Caribbean Cruise

In the latest setback to hit the cruise industry, dozens of passengers aboard a four-night cruise aboard a Royal Caribbean ship became sick with a stomach illness. A total of 2,500 passengers were aboard the Majesty of the Seas, of […]

Steven J. Klearman

Bus Crashes Call into Question Federal Safety Standards

The Utah bus crash that killed nine and injured 43 others in January of 2008, was followed by an investigation into the cause of the accident. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)…