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Jack Casciato Authors Column on Trucking Industry’s Failure to Install Warning Systems

Jack J. Casciato, partner at Clifford Law Offices, wrote a column for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (June 17, 2019) on the need for the trucking industry to install crash warning systems on all of their vehicles. He recounts how even subcompact cars have installed these safety systems on cars that retail for $14,000 and questions what is holding up trucking companies from making such...
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Bob Clifford Authors Column on the Importance of Trials

Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, wrote a column for the Chicago Lawyer on the jury trial system in America ("Trials remain relevant, as Lori Loughlin is counting on"). Clifford, who has tried dozens of cases in his 40-year career, many of them record-setting amounts, writes about how Americans still need to embrace the jury system. He talks of a...
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Jack Casciato Authors Column on Where to File Lawsuits in Illinois

Jack J. Casciato, partner at Clifford Law Offices, authored a column in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin about the forum non conveniens doctrine that deals with where it is best to file a lawsuit in the state. Casciato explains through several cases, including a recent 2019 case, that perhaps the doctrine is simply outdated given the new world of technology and communication. To read his...
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Bob Clifford Authors Article on the Responsibility of Ridesharing Companies

Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, authored an article on “Rideshare Responsibility” in the April issue of the Chicago Lawyer. Clifford, a columnist for the monthly publication, writes, “If Uber and other ridesharing companies want to play a major role in transporting people safely from place to place, then they must accept responsibility in doing so.” To read his entire...
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Jack Casciato Authors Column on Hospital Negligence Based on Independently Contracted Doctor Versus Doctor Employed by a Hospital

When a patient has a procedure done at a hospital, does that person really know if the doctor is employed by the hospital or is really an independently contracted medical provider who is offering health care services? Jack J. Casciato, partner at Clifford Law Offices, wrote an article for the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin ("Indiana in step with doctor agency cases," March 20, 2019) that...
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