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Premises Liability

Robert A. Clifford Interviewed on WGN Radio

Robert A. Clifford spoke to WGN host Lisa Dent on June 2, 2022, about liability involving several recent tragedies involving summer activities that appear to be safe. One involved the incident that tragically killed a Schaumburg mom and injured her young son and nephew while they were vacationing in Florida. Click below to hear Bob speak about the liability of those who operate activities like...
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Halloween Safety Tips

Innocent Halloween fun can be full of hidden dangers. While keeping an eye out for ghosts and ghouls this year, pay attention to these other factors that might put your family at risk. Halloween Costume Safety Children are ecstatic to select a Halloween costume each year and dress up as their favorite characters, but there are several things to keep in mind as you plan...
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What is Premises Liability?

Premises liability pertains to injuries suffered due to negligence by property owners. A premises liability lawsuit holds a property owner responsible for damages caused by an injury on their property. Examples of situations that may give rise to premises liability lawsuits are: Animal bites Broken staircases Children on property Cluttered walking paths Damaged thresholds Dangerous property Elevator and escalator accidents Ice and snow accumulation Inadequate...
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Clifford Law Offices Scores Victory Against MLB in Appellate Court for Woman Hit in Face by Foul Ball

An Illinois Appellate Court on Tuesday, March 16th, 2021, held that a young woman hit in the face and injured by a foul ball at Wrigley Field may move forward with her civil lawsuit for damages and is not limited to arbitration against Major League Baseball. In a unanimous opinion written by Justice Fitzgerald Smith, the appellate court affirmed the decision of the trial court...
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Illinois Appellate Court Unanimously Affirms Clifford Law Offices $21.5 Million Verdict in Child Drowning Case

On September 3rd, 2020, an Illinois appellate court unanimously affirmed a $21.5 million Cook County Circuit Court verdict involving the drowning death of a child at a summer camp swimming pool. Bradley M. Cosgrove, partner, Charles R. Haskins and Tracy A. Brammeier, associates, obtained the verdict on behalf of the family of six-year-old Michal Duda who drowned while unsupervised at a south suburban summer camp...
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