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    Posted on November 1, 2012 To

    Clifford Law Newsletter – Winter 2012

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    Posted on June 13, 2012 To

    $180 Million Verdict in Federal Court in St. Louis

    Robert Clifford and Kevin Durkin Obtain $112 million of record $180 million Verdict in Federal Court in St. Louis Robert A. Clifford and Kevin P. Durkin, partners at Clifford Law Offices, led the trial team that obtained a record $112 million verdict on (Friday, June 1, 2012) on behalf of two men who were burned in a grain elevator explosion in downstate Illinois owned by ConAgra Foods. Also part of the trial team was Brad…

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    Posted on June 1, 2012 To

    Clifford Law Newsletter – Summer 2012

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    Posted on December 15, 2011 To

    Approach the Bench: Sean P. Driscoll

    Successful people have mentors in their lives who teach them the ropes, right from wrong, the road to success. With Sean Driscoll, his mentor was his father, James F. Driscoll. Sean considers himself lucky that he was able to follow in his dad’s footsteps. He, too, was a lawyer who handled personal injury cases in the Chicago area. Sean recalls at the age of 18 being a process server for his father in the northwest…

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    Posted on November 7, 2011 To

    Sean P. Driscoll

    Partner At 32, Sean Driscoll has been on the prevailing side of 18 lawsuits that have all ended in six- to seven-figure settlements or judgments. Taken together, these cases represent a total of nearly $30 million for plaintiffs. Driscoll, an associate at Clifford Law Offices, has successfully handled a variety of transportation and medical negligence dealing with, among other issues, explosions, boating accidents, injuries on the CTA subway and an elevator crash. He has litigated…

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    Posted on October 31, 2011 To

    Second Circuit Affirms $1.2 Billion 9/11 Property Damage Settlement

    Douglas J. Pepe, cochairs of the Experts and Evidence Subcommittee of the Mass Torts Committee The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently approved a settlement resolving the bulk of the 9/11-related property damage and insurance subrogation claims against airlines and security companies for an aggregate settlement amount of $1.2 billion. In its opinion, the Second Circuit held that the statute governing the 9/11 litigation-the Air Transportation Safety and System Stabilization Act…

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    Posted on December 13, 2009 To

    Approach the Bench: Robert A. Clifford

    Looking back on the last 25 years of practicing law in Chicago, it is with great pride and humility that I see how far my firm has come. It has been an honor and privilege to represent so many people over the last two and a half decades, working on behalf of those who have put their trust in me and my firm when they have been in their greatest hour of need. As I…

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    Posted on November 7, 2008 To

    Craig J. Squillace

    Associate In the last 24 months alone, Craig Squillace has tried to verdict two cases that have, in total, resulted in just under $1 million. What is most surprising is that this kind of record is far from unusual for Squillace, a personal injury specialist with Chicago’s Clifford Law Offices. Squillace’s fellow attorneys say that he possesses all the skills and knowledge of lawyers many years his senior. This becomes obvious when looking at Squillace’s…

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    Posted on April 30, 2008 To

    Robert Clifford Settles Case on Behalf of Victims of Horrific Smokey Fire for $100 Million

    Robert A. Clifford, lead counsel for the plaintiffs in the fire that killed six and injured 16 others at the Cook County Administration Building, announced a $100 million settlement Monday, April 28, 2008, just moments before jury selection was scheduled to begin against the City of Chicago and two other defendants. The case was to start that morning against the city as well as 69 West Washington Management Company, managers of the building, and UBM,…

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