The legal profession and public are invited to a groundbreaking event on November 21, 2016 at the Chicago Cultural Center.
An Illinois federal judge late Friday (Sept. 16, 2016) granted class certification to plaintiffs representing 4.7 million State Farm policyholders involved in a complex Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act ("RICO") regarding an alleged scheme involving campaign contributions being poured into an Illinois Supreme Court justice's race to influence the reversal of a $1.05 billion decision. If successful, that could result in a more than $7.6 billion payout from State Farm for the class given the interest that has accrued.
The latest study on deaths in America indicates that the third leading cause is medical errors.
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigators are on the scene to determine if the cause of an Amtrak train derailment in rural southwestern Kansas was caused by a previous crash that may have bent the tracks.
On February 18th, 2016 Clifford Law Offices sponsored a free 2-hour continuing legal education (CLE) program on "The Ethics of Pre-Trial and Trial Work" in the ninth annual Clifford Law Offices Continuing Legal Education Series. The CLE program had an all-time high of more than 3,900 registrants.