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Hippocrates Wins in Mock Trial

In a resounding victory for the Father of Medicine, Hippocrates was found innocent of violating the Hippocratic oath in administering medical treatment to the dying King of Thebes in the mock “Trial of Hippocrates” on February 20th, 2019. Some of Chicago's powerhouse lawyers, including Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, and Dan Webb, co-executive chairman of Winston & Strawn, defended...
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Bob Clifford Talks to Roe Conn about The Trial of Hippocrates

In what was called the “greatest lawyers you will ever see in one place,” the Trial of Hippocrates takes place next Wednesday at the Harris Theatre in Chicago. And Bob Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, is one of the attorneys representing the Father of Medicine in an ancient Greek mock trial with Dan Webb of Winston & Strawn. They will team...
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Illinois Legislature Overrides Governor Rauner’s Veto and Raises Damages Caps on Court of Claims Awards

The Illinois House voted Nov. 27 to increase the cap on damages made in the Illinois Court of Claims to $2 million in a 71-36 vote overriding Governor Rauner’s veto. The Illinois Senate already had voted to override the veto, so the bill is now law. The change comes in response to the tragic deaths from Legionnaires’ disease of several Illinois residents of Veterans’ Homes....
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Brad Cosgrove Speaks on Demonstrative Exhibits

Bradley M. Cosgrove, partner at Clifford Law Offices, spoke at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Medical Malpractice Seminar on “Demonstrative Exhibits.” Cosgrove has obtained numerous medical malpractice verdicts and settlements, some of them records in the state, the latest being a $21.5 million record verdict on behalf of a family who lost their son in a drowning incident. Other topics discussed at the half-day...
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Thomas A. Demetrio Hired as Associate at Clifford Law Offices

  Thomas A. Demetrio has been hired as an associate at Clifford Law Offices. Demetrio, a 2018 graduate of Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago, served as a clerk at the firm for the past year. Demetrio, who received a CALI Award for Trial Advocacy II in law school, was on the Dean's List every semester at Chicago-Kent. He also served as s-a summer associate...
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