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    Clifford Law Offices Files Second Lawsuit Against CTA in Yellow Line Crash

    Clifford Law Offices Files Second Lawsuit Against CTA in Yellow Line Crash

    On November 17, 2023, Clifford Law Offices filed a second lawsuit against the Chicago Transportation Authority (CTA) in the crash of a commuter train that occurred on the Yellow Line the morning of Thursday, November 16. Joseph T. Murphy, partner at Clifford Law Offices, filed the case on behalf of Matt Jones, 67, an architect from Skokie, who was taken by ambulance to a local hospital following the crash that injured 37 others, some critically….

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    Clifford Law Offices Files First Lawsuit Against the CTA in November 16 Crash on the Yellow Line
    Posted on November 16, 2023 To

    Clifford Law Offices Files First Lawsuit Against the CTA in November 16 Crash on the Yellow Line

    Clifford Law Offices filed the first lawsuit against the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) in the crash of a commuter train on the Yellow Line that occurred on the morning of November 16, 2023. Joseph T. Murphy, partner at Clifford Law Offices, filed the case on behalf of Cleon Hawkins, 52, of Chicago, who was taken by ambulance to a local hospital following the crash that reportedly injured 37 others, some critically. “This type of crash…

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    Greyhound Bus Accident in Downstate Illinois Kills Three and Injures at Least 14 Others
    Posted on July 12, 2023 To

    Greyhound Bus Accident in Downstate Illinois Kills Three and Injures at Least 14 Others

    A Greyhound bus reportedly struck several trucks parked at a rest stop on the morning of July 12, 2023 in downstate Illinois, killing three people and injuring at least 14 more, some who had to be airlifted to area hospitals. The crash slashed open the side of the bus and its roof caved in when it struck the truck on an exit ramp to a rest area near Hamilton, Illinois. One of the truck drivers…

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    Clifford Law Offices Files Lawsuit Against School Bus Company, School District 163, and Bus Driver in Death of Student
    Posted on February 23, 2023 To

    Clifford Law Offices Files Lawsuit Against School Bus Company, School District 163, and Bus Driver in Death of Student; Press Conference at 2 PM Thursday, Feb. 23

    LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST SCHOOL BUS COMPANY, SCHOOL DISTRICT 163, AND SCHOOL BUS DRIVER IN DEATH OF 7-YEAR-OLD KILLED IN PARK FOREST IN JANUARY;PRESS CONFERENCE THURSDAY, FEB. 23 AT 2 P.M.  Clifford Law Offices will be filing a lawsuit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court in the death of seven-year-old Connor Kaczmarski who was killed in January when his school bus driver ran over him and then drove away. CLIFFORD LAW OFFICES WILL HOLD A PRESS…

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    CTA Crash Chicago South Side
    Posted on January 23, 2019 To

    At Least 15 People Hurt in CTA Crash on Chicago’s Near North Side

    At least 15 people were sent to area hospitals following a Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 23, 2019) crash between a CTA bus and a Mercedes on the border of Chicago’s Goose Island and River West neighborhoods on Chicago’s near North Side. The ages and conditions of 13 people on the bus were unknown. The two occupants of the Mercedes reportedly were critically injured and were taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The bus that was heading west…

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    Posted on November 3, 2018 To

    Two O’Hare Shuttle Buses Collide, Injuring at Least Six People

    Two shuttle buses collided early Saturday morning (Nov. 3, 2018) at O’Hare Airport near Terminal 5 injuring at least six people. Emergency crews were called to the scene about 3 a.m. and transported the injured to area hospitals. Police are investigating the cause of the crash. The injured are reported to be in stable condition.

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    Posted on October 17, 2018 To

    More Than Two Dozen People Injured in CTA Bus Crash

    An estimated 26 people were injured when a No. 71 CTA bus crashed into a light pole on Chicago’s South Side this morning (Wed., Oct. 17, 2018). The incident occurred at the intersection of Cottage Grove Avenue and 71st Street about 6:30 a.m., according to the CTA. Twenty-one people reportedly were taken to area hospitals. The cause of the crash is unknown and police are still investigating the occurrence. Buses were being rerouted till 8…

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    Posted on November 28, 2016 To

    Experienced Bus Accident Attorneys

    Clifford Law Offices is a highly experienced personal injury and wrongful death law firm in Chicago with a national reputation in the area of bus crashes. The most recent tragic school bus accident in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has left the families of Woodmore Elementary School in shock, grieving for the loss of six young lives and more than a dozen others seriously injured. The nation mourns with them as shocking video and pictures of the crash…

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    Posted on March 21, 2016 To

    Tragedy Strikes Northwest Indiana High School Basketball Team Bus on Way to State Tournament

    A northwest Indiana bus carrying its boys basketball team to its state tournament semifinal reportedly was struck by a driver on Interstate 65, causing the bus to overturn. All 27 players and staff were taken to area hospitals and the coach of Griffith High School’s team were airlifted to Christ Advocate Medical Center in Oak Lawn. The team members appeared to stand strong amid the tragedy that witnesses described to the media as saying that…

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