December 18, 2014





Clifford Law Offices is ranked one of the top Chicago law firms, serving clients nationally and internationally with 21 personal injury attorneys. Our personal injury law firm concentrates in complex personal injury litigation such as for wrongful death, medical malpractice, aviation litigation, product liability, premises negligence and transportation liability, where individuals seek justice. The law firm also practices whistleblower and commercial litigation cases.

We are a nationally respected law practice. The National Law Journal named Clifford Law Offices one of the 50 Elite firms in the country, and we are the only firm in Chicago to be given this distinction. The National Law Journal also named the firm as one of the 10 Top Litigation Boutiques in the country in 2013.

Bob Clifford has the distinction of being selected by Super Lawyers, a peer-review organization, as the number one lawyer in the state of Illinois in 2014, marking the sixth consecutive year of this top honor. He was named by Chicago Magazine as one of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans in 2013. He also was named 2012 Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year by the Chicago Lawyer magazine. It is a prestigious award named to just one lawyer based upon nominations of his colleagues who recognize the lawyer’s professionalism.  The magazine wrote, “Among the successful attorneys in the Windy City, Bob Clifford sits in the stratosphere.”Bob Clifford was named 2012 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs in Chicago by Best Lawyers. He also was the 2010 Lawyer of the Year in Chicago Medical Malpractice Litigation as well as 2009 Top Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year for personal injury litigation by Best Lawyers. Clifford Law Offices received national first-tier rankings in Plaintiffs’ Product Liability Litigation in the 2010 U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Guide.

Record of Justice

28-year-old female struck dragged and run over by a CTA bus suffers crushing injuries to her left elbow, hand, wrist, leg right hip and permanent psychological injury

Outcome: $1.6 million settlement

42-year-old male injured when truck pulled away as he was driving forklift from loading dock onto the truck; he loses several teeth and aggravates pre-existing conditions in his lower back and cervical spine, resulting in two surgeries to his lower back

Outcome: $900,000

21-year-old college student develops fibromyalgia after Du Page County car accident

Outcome: $175,000

21-year-old bicyclist breaks her arm after colliding with a vehicle on near-west side

Outcome: $140,000

29-year-old microbiology tech suffers fractured wrist when defendant turns left in front of her in south suburbs auto collision

Outcome: $100,000

50-year-old journeyman electrician suffers multiple contusions and PTSD after bing hit by drunk driver on the Tri-State Tollway in Lake County.

Outcome: $250,000

Call Us, We Can Help

As you consider the lawyers of Clifford Law Offices when you need to select your Chicago personal injury attorney, it’s important to understand that, just as every lawyer is an individual, not every case is the same. We start by talking to you, to get your story. For the cases we accept, we want to assign the personal injury attorney on our staff who has a great deal of experience and success in arguing similar cases.

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Informational Material

Clifford Law Offices - Our years of success

Clifford Law Offices – Our years of success

Anatomy of a personal injury case

Anatomy of a personal injury case

Health Care Fraud

Health Care Fraud

Aviation Timeline

Aviation Timeline

Aviation Brochure

Aviation Brochure

Latest Firm News

  • Bob Clifford and Mike Krzak Speak at Aviation Program
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  • Clifford Law Offices Obtains $11 Million Settlement in Truck Crash Case
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  • Keith Hebeisen and Brad Cosgrove Recognized for Med Mal Verdicts
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  • Bob Clifford and Pam Menaker Speak on the Ethics of Social Media for Lawyers
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  • Clifford Law’s Managing Partner Receives Judge of the Year Award
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CLE Programs

The 8th Annual Clifford Law Offices Continuing Legal Education Program, "The Ethics of Conflicts of Interest," a 2-hour webinar, will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015.

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Aviation Law

Clifford Law Offices is an experienced aviation law firm and has in-depth experience with Boeing aircraft involved in international crashes, such as the one that crashed in San Francisco, Asiana Airlines Flight 214.  Please click here for more information.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Webcast on the Ethics of Conflicts of Interest
  • December 17th, 2014


  • Clifford Law Offices Aviation Attorneys Available to Speak on Maryland Plane Crash; Black Box Data Indicates Plane Stalled and Pilot Failed to Recover
  • December 10th, 2014


  • Black Box Recovered in Maryland Plane Crash
  • December 9th, 2014


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