May 25, 2015





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 has ranked on Chicago Magazine’s Power 100 List as one of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans for the past three consecutive years. 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

73 year old man commits suicide in a Chicagoland Hospital, as a result of the hospital's negligence in supervising the patient while on suicide watch.

Outcome: $2,500,000 Settlement

33 year old mother commits suicide as a result of the negligent mental health treatment of post-partum psychosis.

Outcome: $1,820,000 Settlement

69-year old woman trips on mat as she was exiting store and injured her left shoulder and back.

Outcome: $110,000

34-year-old research chemist suffers broken leg when his motorcycle is sideswiped on the Reagan Expressway in DuPage County

Outcome: $100,000 (Policy Limit)

11 year-old girl suffers facial laceration and scar when the vehicle she was riding in was struck by a construction vehicle.

Outcome: $700,000

42- 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

Outcome: $296,000

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

  • CLO Partner Makes Statement on Recent Amtrak Tragedy
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  • Keith Hebeisen Receives Pro Bono Excellence Award by Federal Bar
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  • Pamela Menaker Handles Calls from Consumers on ISBA Ask a Lawyer Day Via Skype; Consult an Attorney at No Cost for ISBA’s 34th Annual “Ask-a-Lawyer Day” Saturday
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  • Sarah King Participates at Women Everywhere’s Education Day
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  • Colin Dunn to Speak on how Plaintiffs Approach Mediation
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Aviation Law

Clifford Law Offices is a highly experienced and respected aviation law firm involving crashes throughout the United States and internationally as well. Our aviation team has worked on commercial airline crashes as well as small plane, corporate jet and helicopter crash cases. Please click here for more information.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Happy Memorial Day
  • May 25th, 2015


  • Statement of Kevin Durkin, Co-lead Counsel in Bourbonnais Amtrak Crash that Killed 11, Injured 100+
  • May 15th, 2015


  • Update on Amtrak Derailment in Philadelphia
  • May 13th, 2015


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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, was held on Thursday, February 19, 2015.

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