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Class Action/Mass Torts

Illinois Appellate Court Rules Advocate Data Breach Case to Proceed

An Illinois appellate court recently ruled that a class action can move forward against Advocate Health and Hospitals Corp., for the theft of millions of patients' private information including medical issues and social security numbers. Clifford Law Offices is serving as co-lead counsel in the matter against the major health care provider that stored unencrypted data containing the full names, addresses, birth dates, social security...
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Bob Clifford to be honored as Class Action Trial Lawyer of 2018 by The National Trial Lawyers

The National Trial Lawyers will be honoring Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, as the Class Action Trial Lawyer of the Year in Miami Beach, Florida, at its annual summit next week. The organization, consisting of trial lawyers from around the country, names top trial lawyers in various practice areas who achieved particular excellence during the year. Clifford was named...
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Clifford Law Offices investigates Allegations of Heavy Metals in Champion Petfoods premium-priced dog food products sold under the brand names of Orijen and Acana

Everyone knows their pet is priceless. And they are. Dogs, cats, birds and other pets become family members. How many stories have you heard in the news that when tragedy strikes, the pet's owner was able to save their pet from disaster. And many owners will spare no expense to make their furry or scaly friend comfortable for the unconditional love they receive in return....
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Proposed Settlement in Pella Proline Window Class Action Before District Court Judge for Review

Plaintiffs' counsel petitioned the court on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 for approval of a proposed settlement between Pella Window Corp. and consumers who purchased Pella Proline wood casement windows between the years 1991 and 2009 that now display wood rot.The settlement comes after several years of contentious litigation.The magistrate judge oversaw discovery, and also presided over extensive settlement discussions. The magistrate ultimately made a recommendation...
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Talc mining company named in ovarian cancer lawsuits

  In recent years, some women who used talcum powder as part of their daily routine have developed ovarian cancer. Presently, more than 1000 women and surviving family members have filed suit against Johnson & Johnson, the makers of Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower. In 2016, juries in Missouri ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $72 million and $55 million respectively in cases...
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