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    Clifford Law Offices Named to Best Bicycle Accident Attorneys List on

    2024 Best Bicycle Accident Attorneys List on

    Clifford Law Offices has been named to the 2024 Best Bicycle Accident Attorneys in Chicago list. The firm scored highly on more than 25 variables across five categories where the results were then hand-analyzed to select the best Chicago bicycle accident lawyers in each region. This selection criteria includes measuring the Availability, Credibility, Experience, Professionalism, and Reputation of each firm. Clifford Law Offices attorneys have significant experience handling serious bicycle accident claims and have…

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    Posted on January 16, 2023 To

    Clifford Law Files Case in Death of Three-Year-Old on Bike; COMED and City of Chicago Among Defendants

    Clifford Law Offices will be filing a lawsuit Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, on behalf of the Shambrook family for the death of their three-year-old girl who died while they were biking on a residential street in a bike lane in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood. Elizabeth Grace “Lily” Shambrook was killed in June when she was bike riding with her dad and mom who were forced into the traffic lane by a Commonwealth Edison (COMED) truck that…

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    Statement of Shambrook Family Following Chicago City Council Passage of Bicycle Ordinance
    Posted on December 14, 2022 To

    Statement of Shambrook Family Following Chicago City Council Passage of Bicycle Ordinance

    The Shambrook family reacted to a Chicago City Council ordinance passed Wednesday, December 14, 2022, that would allow for more signage when construction work blocks bicycle lanes across the city. But such a move is too late for little three-year-old Elizabeth Grace “Lily” Shambrook who was killed in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood in June when she was bike riding with her dad and mom who were forced into the traffic lane by a Commonwealth Edison truck…

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    Bicycle Accident Statistics
    Posted on June 8, 2022 To

    Bicycle Crash Statistics

    With gas prices bumping higher and higher each week, many Chicagoans turn to their bike for transportation, health, and fun. Chicago’s investment in protected bike paths, racks, and parking areas near public transport has given us a national reputation for being one of the best big cities for bicycling. While this is an achievement to be proud of, the statistics show that Chicago still has work to do on the road to safe bicycling for…

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    Posted on May 17, 2022 To

    Chicago Car-Related Cyclist Fatalities and Bike Accidents On the Rise

    A stop sign was added at the beginning of May to a Chicago intersection on the city’s Northwest Side where a 22-year-old bicyclist was killed in a hit and run. Neighbors had been requesting action from the city to slow traffic and prevent bicycle crashes. As reported in a May 2022 article in The Chicago Tribune, the young bicyclist was killed after being struck by a car while riding in the Old Irving Park neighborhood…

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    Chicago Bicyclist Run Over By Truck On Northwest Side
    Posted on June 24, 2020 To

    Chicago Bicyclist Run Over By Truck On Northwest Side

    On Tuesday, June 23, a city of Chicago truck driver reportedly ran over a bicyclist on the city’s Northwest Side at the intersection of Milwaukee and Belmont avenues in the Avondale neighborhood, trapping her under the vehicle. The truck driver and bicyclist reportedly were making right turns when the driver hit the cyclist and dragged her for several feet until witnesses yelled at the truck driver to stop. According to an article in the Chicago…

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    Posted on May 11, 2017 To

    Chicago Bicycle Accident Lawyers

    Many families turn to Clifford Law Offices after a loved one is the victim of a traumatic bicycle accident. Although nothing can bring back losses, our bicycle accident lawyers can help victims and the families of victims receive the compensation to which they are entitled. According to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, “A total of 817 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in 2015. This represents a 13 percent increase from 2014 and…

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    While Chicago Is a Haven For Bikes Drivers Still Cause Accidents
    Posted on March 10, 2017 To

    While Chicago is a Haven for Bikes, Drivers Still Cause Accidents

    Chicago is a premier location for bicyclists. In fact, Chicago has become the best bicycling city in the United States, according to’s biannual ranking of American cities. The reasons for this ranking are many. On its website, the City of Chicago states that it has more than 200 miles of bike lanes and bike trails. As a result, the city is accessible for bicyclists to travel throughout many neighborhoods. In addition, Divvy, Chicago’s bikeshare…

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    Posted on October 4, 2016 To

    Clifford Law Files Lawsuit Today in Bicyclist’s Death in Chicago’s Roscoe Village

    Clifford Law Offices today (Oct. 4, 2016) filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the trucking company and its driver who struck and killed a bicyclist near Damen and Addison last week. Anastasia Kondrasheva, a 23-year-old recent Loyola graduate, was biking to work the morning of Sept. 26 when a truck driver struck her as he made a right-hand turn onto a street marked for bicycle sharing. Ekaterina Kondrasheva, mother of Anastasia, filed the lawsuit in…

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