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If you need a lawyer, you have likely found yourself wondering:
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"How do I choose the right one?" The answer — choose Clifford Law Offices.

Our firm is routinely ranked as one of the top Chicago law firms, and we have been included on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Law Firms. Our personal injury attorneys have the experience to protect your interests and help you seek fair compensation for your injuries or the loss of a loved one.

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Clifford Law Offices has represented victims and their families in nearly every major commercial airline crash in the U.S. in the last 40 years.

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It is imperative that plane crash victims and their families retain the services of experienced aviation attorneys who have the extensive resources required to usher a complex aviation case from its initial stages to a just resolution.

Clifford Law Offices has represented numerous victims and their families of those who were injured or killed in various air crash disasters, currently representing the families of more than 20 victims who lost loved ones in the recent Boeing 737 Max8 crash in Ethiopia. Other aviation cases our firm has represented include: the Turkish Airlines Boeing 737 crash at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, the United Airlines Flight 585 that crashed in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and US Air Flight 427 that crashed en route to Pittsburgh from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

We have a history of multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts in aviation litigation.

Our aviation litigation work has earned us a distinguished reputation for managing complex litigation arising from commercial and private air disasters.

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Complex Cases. Exceptional Results.

Clifford Law Offices prides itself on tackling complex cases and seeing them through to the end. Our commitment to these difficult cases has led to many notable verdicts and settlements — many of them record-setting — in a variety of practice areas.

We have been named in the National Law Journal’s Top 50 “America’s Elite Trial Lawyers,” the only Chicago law firm to be awarded this honor. We have also received first-tier rankings in such practice areas as medical malpractice, product liability, and class action work in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” Guide.

Our team has the experience, skill and resources necessary to help families recover full compensation after the loss of a loved one.

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“The Clifford Law Firm are a very compassionate group to have on your side. I'm still speechless and in awe for how they handled my case. My girls and I knew things about my husband’s death that just didn't add up. This law group is amazing, they kept us informed and answered any questions we had. They are a brilliant group...” J.W.  |  facebook review
“I was always very impressed with each of the firm's attorneys' professionalism in handling such difficult cases, and their hurting clients. I can't say it was easy for me to answer the phone and hear a crying client on the other end. But, I will always remember the feeling of actually being a part of a system that was helping victims who couldn't help themselves.” K.K.  |  yelp review
“The Clifford Law Firm are a very compassionate group to have on your side. I'm still speechless and in awe for how they handled my case. My girls and I knew things about my husband’s death that just didn't add up. This law group is amazing, they kept us informed and answered any questions we had. They are a brilliant group...” J.W.  |  facebook review
“I was always very impressed with each of the firm's attorneys' professionalism in handling such difficult cases, and their hurting clients. I can't say it was easy for me to answer the phone and hear a crying client on the other end. But, I will always remember the feeling of actually being a part of a system that was helping victims who couldn't help themselves.” K.K.  |  yelp review
Nationally Recognized for Excellence

Founder and senior partner Robert “Bob” Clifford was named one of Chicago’s “30 Toughest Lawyers” by Chicago magazine, recognizing his work on nearly every major aviation crash in the United States – and many international crashes – in the past three decades.

Additionally, he was named the No. 1 Super Lawyer in Illinois in 2014 by his peers, marking the sixth consecutive year he has received the top honor in the state. Bob is routinely included in Chicago magazine’s annual list of 100 people with the most influence and power in the city (ranking 76th in 2015).

Why Hire Us?

If you need a personal injury lawyer in Chicago, you have likely found yourself wondering “How do I choose the right one?” The answer — choose Clifford Law Offices. Our firm is routinely ranked as one of the top Chicago law firms, and we have been included on U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Law Firms.

Dedicated To Community Service

Our Chicago personal injury attorneys have the experience to protect your interests and help you seek fair compensation for your injuries or the loss of a loved one. We concentrate on complex personal injury litigation throughout Chicago, including cases of wrongful death, medical malpractice, aviation litigation, product liability, premises negligence and transportation liability. We also handle whistleblower and commercial litigation cases.

If you have a case in one of these areas of law, why are we the right law firm for you?

Clients in situations just like yours have come to us from the Chicagoland area and throughout the nation because when you hire us:

  • You always have an experienced lawyer on your case: Our extensive experience in all kinds of personal injury and wrongful death cases means that we are prepared for all types of situations. We know how to address your case as efficiently as possible and how to maximize the compensation you receive.
  • You are treated like family: When you retain our services, you become a member of the Clifford Law family. We will fight for you just like we would for our own spouses, children and other family members.
  • You receive responsive communication: We want you to be well-informed at all times. We reply as soon as possible to all calls, emails and other correspondence, and we will take the time to answer any questions that you have.
  • Your case will be taken seriously: We are well-known by opposing attorneys, who understand that Clifford Law Offices is committed to holding wrongdoers accountable for their actions.
  • Your case is in the hands of a firm other lawyers trust: Other attorneys routinely send their most complex cases to us, and our peers know us as a trusted resource. When you work with us, you are working with the Chicago personal injury law firm that other lawyers trust with their most complicated issues.

If you would like us to assess your case and help you understand how our services can benefit your claim, please reach out to us online or call (312) 899-9090.

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