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Seventeen People Injured at Family Reunion When Staircase Collapses at Scott Colona Family Park

Seventeen people were injured on Saturday, June 22, 2019 when a staircase collapsed at Scott Colona Family Park in Colona, Il, near the Quad Cities. The media reported that at least six fire departments including the Colona Fire Department, the Illinois State Police and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to the scene to take 17 people to area hospitals. They ranged in age from seniors...
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Clifford Law Offices Named To “Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2018” List

Clifford Law Offices has been listed in Top Verdict’s “Top 10 Verdicts in Illinois in 2018” list. Listing #7 Amount: $21,500,000.00 Attorneys: Robert A. Clifford, Bradley M. Cosgrove, and Charles R. Haskins of Clifford Law Offices, P.C. Case: Estate of M.D. v. Justice Park District, et al. This was a $21.5 million verdict on behalf of a family whose son drowned on a weekly trip...
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Clifford Law Offices Obtains $8.5 Million Settlement on Behalf of Newborn’s Mother Who Dies at Childbirth

Keith A. Hebeisen and Sarah F. King, attorneys at Clifford Law Offices, obtained an $8.5 million settlement on behalf of a mother who died after childbirth at Stroger Hospital following the medical team’s failure to recognize and treat signs and symptoms of ongoing bleeding from a placental abruption. Leticia Lara, 38, died Nov. 28, 2013, following the delivery of her child. On the day of...
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Keith Hebeisen Testifies Before the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee

Keith A. Hebeisen, partner at Clifford Law Offices, testified Wednesday (June 19, 2019) before the Illinois Supreme Court Rules Committee at a public hearing on proposed changes to various court rules. In particular, Hebeisen, former president in 2005-06 of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), testified on behalf of ITLA regarding Proposed Rule 18-01 that would require statewide use of a standard HIPPA order, which...
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Parents of Samya Stumo Attend Second Congressional Hearing on Boeing 737 Max8

Nadia Milleron and Michael Stumo, parents of Samya Stumo who was killed in the tragic crash of a Boeing 737 Max8 in Ethiopia on March 10, attended a second hearing held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Aviation Subcommittee today. Representatives from the aviation industry including the pilots association, the flight attendants association and Captain Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger who safely landed a plane on...
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