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For more than 30 years, Clifford Law Offices has been a trusted resource for auto accident victims and their families. During that time, we have obtained results such as those shown below.

DateAttorneyOutcomeFacts
August 10, 2016Robert P. Walsh$130,000 (two policy limits)26-year-old accountant/pedestrian suffers fractured leg when she is hit in Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood by driver from Tennessee.
June 7, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (policy limits)37-year-old man with special needs is struck by car and killed while walking across a busy intersection at night.
June 4, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (two policy limits)47-year-old nurse suffers rotator cuff injury when she is hit by car on icy roadway DuPage County.
June 3, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (policy limits)52-year-old businessman is a passenger in co-workers car when it is sideswiped in Houston, aggravating a prior back condition.
May 27, 2016Robert P. Walsh$150,000

10-year-old boy riding his bike in Lake County collides with bus and suffers non-displaced fractured tibia.

April 12, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (policy limits)52-year-old motorcyclist suffers below-the-knee amputation when elderly woman crosses centerline and strikes him.
April 5, 2016Kevin P. Durkin/Colin H. Dunn$22.7 million (verdict)

Speeding van driver on drugs kills young husband on highway.

March 22, 2016Craig J. Squillace$240,000

74-year-old man suffers a C2-C3 fracture in car accident and dies eight days after surgery

March 8, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,00056-year-old attorney/passenger in cab that turns into driveway and is struck by another vehicle; passenger suffers concussion and soft tissue injuries.
March 7, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (Policy Limits)

67-year-old security guard suffers multiple fractures when oncoming motorist crosses center line after medical event

March 2, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (Policy Limit)55-year-old cake decorator suffers fractured ankle and her 64-year-old husband sustains soft tissue injuries when their car hit on Stevenson Expressway
February 10, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,00028-year-old music instructor suffers broken arm in car collision at DuPage County intersection
February 5, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (Policy Limit)20-year-old college student fractures hand when car is struck in which he is a passenger
February 3, 2016Robert P. Walsh$500,00018 year old assisting a stalled motorist in McHenry County sustains fractured legs when he is struck by drunk driver on the side of the road
January 7, 2016Robert P. Walsh$250,000 (policy limit)13-year-old girl struck by an uninsured motorist in parking lot suffers broken leg.
January 6, 2016Robert P. Walsh$900,00077-year-old man and his 48-year-old son suffer spinal fractures when they are struck in their vehicle head-on by a pickup truck in Chicago's western suburbs.
January 5, 2016Robert P. Walsh$100,00034-year-old firefighter suffers shoulder injury when a car crashes into his house injuring him on his sofa on Chicago's south side
November 12, 2015Robert P. Walsh$315,00052-year-old store manager suffers fracture to her pelvis when her car is hit by driver who runs red light in DuPage County.
October 8, 2015Craig J. Squillace$237,50043-year-old man suffers torn labrum when he is rear-ended in vehicle.
October 4, 2015Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (policy limits)43-year-old therapist suffers multiple injuries as passenger in car crash on Lake Shore Drive
August 12, 2015Robert P. Walsh$700,00020-year-old mechanic collides with a truck that was pulling onto a frontage road in Chicago's northern suburbs mechanic suffering knee and shoulder injuries requiring surgery.
July 30, 2015Michael S. Krzak$1 Million (Policy Limit)65-year-old wife and mother of three killed in automobile crash in St. Charles, Illinois.
July 23, 2015Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (Policy Limit)50-year-old importer dies as a result of injuries sustained in motor vehicle crash in Lake County.
July 1, 2015Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (Policy Limit)54-year-old plumber suffers concussion when he is hit by another vehicle on I-94 in Lake County.
June 30, 2015Michael S. Krzak$7 Million29-year-old husband and father of two minor children is worker on construction worker; killed by semi tractor-trailer in construction zone in rural Tennessee.
June 25, 2015Craig J. Squillace$650,00051-year-old woman develops complex regional pain syndrome when a pallet of turkeys is dropped on her right foot.
June 19, 2015Craig J. Squillace$138,19740-year-old woman suffers muscular injury to lower back when she is rear-ended by defendant at a low rate of speed.
June 17, 2015Robert P. Walsh$170,00020-year-old student suffers aggravation of pre-existing neck injury in three-vehicle crash on I-65 in southern Indiana.
June 7, 2015Robert P. Walsh$317,521 (Policy Limit)46-year-old woman passenger killed when husband loses control of vehicle in southern Indiana.
June 3, 2015Robert P. Walsh$100,00042-year-old mechanic suffers aggravation of chronic back pain when he is rear-ended by defendant while stopped on his motorcycle in DuPage County.
April 27, 2015Sean P. Driscoll$208,000Man is injured when rear-ended in vehicle collision.
April 20, 2015Michael S. Krzak$100,000 (Policy Limit)67-year-old male involved in motor vehicle collision suffers multiple injuries including torn ligament in thumb, cut to lower lip and bruising to his body.
April 2, 2015Robert P. Walsh$147,50051-year-old woman suffers laceration above eyebrow when car in which she is a passenger is struck by left-turning defendant in Lake County.
March 30, 2015Robert P. Walsh$350,000Attorney is rear-ended on expressway suffering an aggravation of a previous herniated disc and requiring surgery.
March 3, 2015Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (Policy Limit)34-year-old research chemist suffers broken leg when his motorcycle is sideswiped on the Reagan Expressway in DuPage County
February 23, 2015Craig J. Squillace$700,00011 year-old girl suffers facial laceration and scar when the vehicle she was riding in was struck by a construction vehicle.
February 19, 2015Craig J. Squillace$296,00042- year-old woman sustained a torn rotator cuff when the vehicle she was operating was rear-ended by defendant driver who was working for the US Fish and Wildlife Services
February 19, 2015Robert P. Walsh$210,00070-year-old "cognitively delayed" woman suffers broken leg when struck by a rental car while crossing street mid-block on Chicago's North Side
February 13, 2015Robert P. Walsh$200,00048-year-old furniture maker is struck by a hit-and-run motorist while crossing street on near west side of Chicago and suffers a broken leg and neck injury.
February 13, 2015Robert P. Walsh$123,500 (Policy Limit)51-year-old bakery worker and her 20-year-old son were injured while turning left in McHenry County; Mom suffered fractured hand and son suffered a concussion.
February 11, 2015Sean P. Driscoll$185,000Family is rear-ended on Thanksgiving on Lake Shore Drive and suffers injuries.
February 10, 2015Craig J. Squillace$105,00021-year old male passenger suffered fractured hand when vehicle he was in lost control and drove off side of the road
February 5, 2015Michael S. Krzak$100,000 (Policy Limit)43-year-old female in motor vehicle collision suffers multiple injuries, including fractured collar bone and ruptured diaphragm.
January 6, 2015Robert P. Walsh$125,00069-year-old retired teacher suffers non-operative fracture to her ankle when her car is struck by a transport van in northern suburbs of Chicago
November 22, 2014Robert P. Walsh$250,00029-year-old salesperson is 36 weeks pregnant when she is rear-ended on Lake Shore Drive causing fetal heart decelerations necessitating early C-section delivery.
November 22, 2014Robert P. Walsh$250,00029 year-old salesperson was 36 weeks pregnant when she was rear-ended on Lake Shore Drive causing fetal heart decelerations which necessitated premature C-section
November 19, 2014Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (Policy Limit)34-year-old research chemist suffers broken leg when his motorcycle is sideswiped on the Reagan Expressway in DuPage County.
November 13, 2014Robert P. Walsh$100,000 (Policy Limit)49-year-old nurse suffers back injury when car in which she is a passenger is rear-ended on Kennedy Expressway.
October 31, 2014Robert P. Walsh$100,00019-year-old waitress was traveling westbound on 119th Street when defendant pulled out in front of her; she sustained eye injuries from air bag
July 22, 2014Robert P. Walsh$100,00042-year-old contractor suffers herniated disk in low back and rotator cuff injury after being rear-ended in DuPage County
June 12, 2014Robert P. Walsh$187,50014-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl suffered injuries when a tractor-trailer truck lost control striking them as it crashed into a CTA station in Chinatown
April 1, 2014Craig J. Squillace$200,00045-year-old man sustained torn rotator cuff when the vehicle he was in was T-boned by defendant at intersection
March 3, 2014Sean P. Driscoll$1,000,000 Settlement87-year-old female sustained cervical injuries and eventually died after truck made left-hand turn in front of car she was a passenger in
March 3, 2014Robert A. Clifford$100,000 Settlement (Policy Limit)24-year-old woman struck and killed by vehicle while crossing the street
February 20, 2014Robert P. Walsh$195,000 Settlement24-year-old salesman killed in a motorcycle accident
December 23, 2013Colin H. Dunn$1,250,00063-year-old woman died after sustaining injuries in a single-car crash at night on a road under construction that was not properly marked, leaving her 47-year-old son
September 23, 2013Robert A. Clifford$825,000 Settlement41-year-old male suffers back injuries and loses spleen after being struck in an intersection by a medical transport van that ran a red light
September 13, 2013Colin H. Dunn, Kevin P. Durkin$5,000,000 Settlement46-year-old father of two was killed when he was struck by a bus while walking to work in Bourbonnais, IL
August 27, 2013Robert P. Walsh$250,000 Settlement31-year-old office worker suffers aggravation of her pre-existing shoulder condition in rear-end collision in northwest suburbs
August 16, 2013Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Partial SettlementInsurance carrier pays policy limits to 47-year-old hairdresser who suffers broken vertebrae in her low back when she is hit head on by a motorist on an icy road in rural Will County
July 16, 2013Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement36-year-old pricing supervisor is t-boned by a school bus and 17 days later, she is diagnosed with post-traumatic headaches
June 30, 2013Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement80-year-old retiree fractures his leg when struck by a turning motorist on the Northwest side of Chicago; policy limits paid.
June 16, 2013Richard F. Burke, Jr.$354,000 SettlementTwo passengers in an airport van sustained back injuries from multi-vehicle collision
June 6, 2013Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement33-year-old psychotherapist suffers a concussion and a lung contusion when his car is hit head-on by a drunk driver in the northwest suburbs
May 21, 2013Robert P. Walsh$287,690 Arbitration Award45-year-old VP of sales is rear-ended by an uninsured motorist who flees the scene, runs into traffic and is killed; injured driver suffers neck injury which may require surgery.
April 2, 2013Sean P. Driscoll$142,000 SettlementFamily of four struck by car in crosswalk in Chicago; mom suffers head injury and husband and two children suffer contusions
April 2, 2013Robert P. Walsh$400,000 Settlement58-year-old salesman suffers fractured foot when he is struck by a car in a parking lot in upstate New York
April 2, 2013Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement51-year-old project manager suffers fractured foot and knee when her car is struck by left-turning motorist in northwest suburbs of Chicago
April 1, 2013Craig J. Squillace$325,000 SettlementDriver struck from rear by a motorist and sustains serious neck injury requiring surgery
March 17, 2013Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement18-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he was struck by a 19-year-old motorist in Will County
March 17, 2013Robert P. Walsh$365,000 SettlementTelecommunications driver in van collides into car at Lake County intersection; 54-year-old interior designer suffers fractured pelvis and neck pain, and her 58-year-old insurance executive husband suffers multiple contusions
March 17, 2013Robert P. Walsh$185,000 Settlement64-year-old retiree from Michigan suffers an aggravation to her pre-existing back condition when the car she is riding in is hit by a left-turning motorist in the northern suburbs
March 17, 2013Robert P. Walsh$210,000 Settlement83-year-old passenger suffers non-displaced fracture to her pelvis when bus comes to a sudden halt and she falls to the floor
March 17, 2013Robert A. Clifford$125,000 Settlement56-year-old woman struck by car while walking in a crosswalk on Chicago's north side resulting in concussion and soft tissue injuries
February 28, 2013Robert A. Clifford$525,000 Settlement34-year-old man struck by turning car while walking in crosswalk resulting in severe concussion and soft tissue injuries
February 15, 2013Sean P. Driscoll$375,000 SettlementMan injured by falling glass from high-rise window on unprotected public sidewalk in the Loop
February 6, 2013Craig J. Squillace$730,000 SettlementCollege student sustained injuries to his neck at a fraternity rush event requiring surgery.
January 29, 2013Craig J. Squillace$100,000 Settlement60-year-old woman in the crosswalk injures her shoulder and arm when she was struck by a motor vehicle
November 9, 2012Colin H. Dunn, Kevin P. Durkin$3,900,000 SettlementWoman suffered multiple fractures after her SUV was cut off by a semi-truck on Route 59 in Will County
October 24, 2012Michael S. Krzak, Robert A. Clifford, Sean P. Driscoll$11,400,000 Settlement57-year-old mechanic suffers catastrophic orthopedic injuries and internal injuries when he is run over by a tractor-trailer while performing repairs to marker lights on the trailer in an area of the railroad yard designated by the railroad to conduct such repairs
August 29, 2012Robert P. Walsh$292,500 Settlement21-year-old college student suffers multiple fractures in head-on collision with drunk driver in Lake County.
July 10, 2012Robert P. Walsh$275,000 (policy limit) Settlement23-year-old event planner suffers fractured foot in car crash in Prospect Heights.
June 15, 2012Robert P. Walsh$201,000 Settlement57-year-old retired school teacher suffers fractured jaw when she is hit by a negligent driver making a left-hand turn on Chicago's north side.
June 11, 2012Shannon M. McNulty$156,633 SettlementDriver rear ended in collision at shopping mall results in herniation of disks in back.
April 27, 2012Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$132,200 SettlementPatients from an inpatient substance abuse program sustain neck and back injuries while on a field trip when their van collides with another vehicle in northwest suburbs.
April 16, 2012Robert P. Walsh$310,000 Settlement53-year-old nurse and her 60-year-old retired husband injured on the Edens Expressway when their car collided with a water tank that fell off a truck which had struck an overpass because the truck driver failed to lower hydraulics.
March 29, 2012Craig J. Squillace$140,000 SettlementHusband and wife suffer head, neck and back injuries when their vehicle was struck from behind by driver.
March 22, 2012Robert P. Walsh$390,000 Settlement38-year-old insurance adjuster suffers back, neck and chest injuries when he is struck head-on in Lake County.
March 14, 2012Robert P. Walsh$390,000 Settlement56-year-old railroad worker sustains an aggravation to his pre-existing back injury when his car is struck by a turning motorist in Will County.
March 8, 2012Robert P. Walsh$220,000 Settlement19-year-old woman sustains back injury when vehicle she is riding is struck on I-55.
January 31, 2012Robert A. Clifford$200,000 Settlement28-year-old woman struck by a car and suffered a non-operable pelvic fracture.
January 24, 2012Robert P. Walsh$200,000 Settlement48-year-old pedestrian suffers cracked vertebrae when struck by a car in Des Plaines.
January 6, 2012Robert P. Walsh$1,000,000 Settlement52-year-old Coast Guard officer about to be deployed to Middle East is killed when his vehicle was rear-ended by a truck on 80-94 in northwest Indiana; insurer paid policy limits.
January 3, 2012Robert P. Walsh$200,000 Settlement57-year-old suffers fractured pelvis and 80-year-old suffers multiple fractures and a head injury as pedestrians struck by an 88-year-old motorist whose insurance carrier paid policy limits.
January 3, 2012Robert A. Clifford$150,000 Settlement25-year-old woman suffers a concussion and TMJ as a result of an intersection collision.
December 12, 2011Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement25-year-old horseback riding instructor sustains back injury when she is rear-ended in Lake County in her vehicle.
November 23, 2011Courtney Boho Marincsin, Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$200,000 SettlementPlaintiff sustained a fractured pelvis when the cab that she was a passenger in was t-boned by another vehicle at an intersection.
November 4, 2011Robert A. Clifford$775,000 Settlement52-year-old cyclist struck by car resulting in minor back injuries, leg and foot fractures that required surgery.
October 21, 2011Robert P. Walsh$750,000 Settlement37-year-old writer sustains concussion resulting in post-traumatic stress disorder when car she is driving is side swiped by a trailer on I-90 in Winnebago County.
October 6, 2011Robert P. Walsh$162,333 Settlement19-year-old passenger suffers fractured sternum when car he was riding in was struck at an intersection in DeKalb County.
October 5, 2011Robert P. Walsh$120,000 Settlement74-year-old realtor suffers fractured knee when car he is driving is struck by a taxi on Chicago's North side.
October 4, 2011Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement (Partial)67-year-old woman killed in an intersection accident caused by an uninsured motorist who was also killed in the crash in Maywood.
July 20, 2011Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$225,000 Settlement35-year-old hospital pharmacy inventory control technician sustains neck injury when she is sideswiped by a truck on Interstate 80.
June 29, 2011Robert A. Clifford$1,000,000 Settlement49-year-old worker suffered leg and hip fractures when a careless driver slammed into his pick-up truck.
May 2, 2011Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$175,000 Settlement49-year-old nurse is rear-ended in Kane County and suffers back and neck injuries.
March 4, 2011Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$110,000 Settlement30-year-old police officer suffers neck and back injuries when she is rear ended at a north side stoplight by a van carrying senior citizens.
January 11, 2011Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$100,500 Settlement25-year-old dock worker suffers broken arm when a truck negligently backs into him.
October 8, 2010Richard F. Burke, Jr., Shannon M. McNulty$600,000 SettlementDeath of 53-year-old man hit by driver of auto dealership test drive car in intersection collision.
September 27, 2010Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement83-year-old pedestrian suffers torn rotator cuff when struck by vehicle driven by 85-year-old woman in southwest suburban shopping center parking lot.
September 2, 2010Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$615,000 Settlement30-year-old man retrieving packages from the rear seat of his parked car is struck by westbound motorist on north side and suffers fractured hip.
July 8, 2010Robert A. Clifford$3,000,000 Settlement35-year-old male passenger suffered multiple facial, arm, rib and hip fractures, requiring surgery, when driver lost control of vehicle and struck a tree.
July 2, 2010Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$110,836 SettlementMan was rear-ended and killed by a speeding uninsured intoxicated motorist.
June 30, 2010Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$150,000 Settlement52-year-old retired sanitation worker from New York who worked on the post-9/11 clean up was rear-ended while northbound on I-94 in Lake County and suffered a fractured thumb, requiring surgery and permanent metal screws to be implanted.
June 10, 2010Robert A. Clifford$400,000 Settlement51-year-old man's herniated disc is aggravated requiring surgery after being rear ended by a truck in Wisconsin.
December 29, 2009Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$150,000 Settlement45-year-old woman was rear-ended on the Kennedy Expressway and sustained chronic permanent pain in her neck and back.
June 22, 2009Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Partial Settlement18-year-old cosmetologist who was a passenger in a left turning car which was broadsided at an intersection in southwest suburban Cook County suffers broken back. Host driver's insurance company paid policy limits.
June 1, 2009Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement15-year-old passenger in van suffers fractured kneecap in single vehicle accident in River Forest.
May 5, 2009Robert A. Clifford$640,000 Partial SettlementHigh school student who had right of way is killed when police car involved in a high-speed chase collides into student's vehicle.
May 4, 2009Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement31-year-old cab passenger sustains facial lacerations and dental injuries when the taxi in which he was riding was involved in an intersection collision in Chicago.
April 8, 2009Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$150,000 SettlementDefendant driver of flatbed truck was hauling steel that extended four feet beyond the bed of the truck with no warning flags; 23-year-old client drove into the rear of the defendant truck and was struck in the head by the steel, suffering a concussion and facial fractures.
March 30, 2009Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$100,000 Settlement15-year-old male passenger suffers neck injury requiring surgery when his 16-year-old friend lost control of his vehicle and struck a light pole in Will County.
February 24, 2009Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$325,000 Settlement47-year-old Wisconsin woman in Chicago to celebrate 25th wedding anniversary is rear ended by out-of-town businessman and she is forced to undergo cervical fusion in her back; minor damage to car.
September 11, 2008Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$300,000 Settlement53-year-old nursing administrator suffers neck injury when her car is rear ended in a three-car collision on Tri-State expressway.
June 1, 2008Richard F. Burke, Jr., Shannon M. McNulty$600,000Father of two killed as a passenger in a limousine when driver has a heart attack and limo strikes a tree while departing from Florida airport terminal
April 21, 2008Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$2,800,00016-year-old high schooler suffered traumatic brain injury when a bus rammed the car in which he was a passenger.
August 6, 2007Richard F. Burke, Jr., Shannon M. McNulty$600,000 SettlementDriver of an unstable SUV killed when her vehicle rolled over on a flat and dry rural road
October 22, 2006Colin H. Dunn, Kevin P. Durkin$3,250,000 SettlementTruck rear ends car with 71-year-old driver, killing him
October 12, 2006Robert A. Clifford, Sean P. Driscoll$15,800,000 Verdict12-year-old girl is left permanently brain damaged and wheelchair-bound after a YMCA van strikes her as she attempts to cross an intersection in south suburban Harvey
September 21, 2006Kevin P. Durkin,$2,250,000 SettlementTruck loses control and strikes car, killing young mother of two in Indiana
October 20, 2005Richard F. Burke, Jr., Shannon M. McNulty$1,030,000 Settlement74-year-old grandmother and passenger in car driven by her husband is struck and killed by police car speeding through intersection in residential neighborhood during non-emergency patrol without lights or activated sirens
June 29, 2005Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$365,000 Settlement24-year-old woman driving southbound hit by car making left at intersection in Glenview sustains fractured leg that required surgery
May 10, 2005Kevin P. Durkin$348,333 Settlement42-year-old male taxi passenger sustains severe facial fractures and dental injuries when cab runs red light at intersection and collides with another vehicle
July 29, 2004Craig J. Squillace, Robert P. Walsh$720,000 Settlement20-year-old passenger sustains multiple fractures when driver loses control of car and crashes into a tree
March 24, 2003Kevin P. Durkin, Robert A. Clifford$10,000,000 SettlementSpeeding hearse hits squad car on routine patrol, severing injuring police officer; black box in hearse recorded speed.
May 23, 2001Richard F. Burke, Jr., Robert A. Clifford$22,000,000 Settlement15-year-old severely injured and two teenagers killed when SUV rolls over on expressway.
May 2, 2000Richard F. Burke, Jr., Robert A. Clifford$14,000,000 SettlementPartial settlement: sport utility vehicle rolls over, injuring 6 passengers.
May 28, 1999Robert A. Clifford$14,000,000 VerdictWest suburban mother is severely injured in head-on collision.
June 1, 1998Kevin P. Durkin, Robert A. Clifford$7,500,000Drunken driver kills one person and injures three others in Sioux Falls.

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