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    Robert Clifford Authors Column on Where to Bring a Product Liability Lawsuit
    Posted on August 18, 2022 To

    Robert A. Clifford Authors Column on Where to Bring a Product Liability Lawsuit

    In the latest Chicago Lawyer publication, “Where’s the Line?” Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, explains how consumers can pursue product liability claims when the defendant is out-of-state. A 2021 case out of the United States Supreme Court provides a simple, straightforward, common sense approach for consumers who are harmed by products marketed in their home state but manufactured in another state. Non-resident defendants cannot dodge jurisdiction in product liability…

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    Robert A. Clifford Interviewed on WGN Radio

    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 amusement parks, parasailing, and hot air balloons and how you…

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    Electric Scooter Safety Concerns in Chicago
    Posted on January 12, 2022 To

    Electric Scooter Safety Concerns in Chicago

    As cities adopt fleets of publicly shared e-scooters and bikes to increase transportation accessibility, concerns over riders’ and pedestrians’ safety also continue to rise.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), emergency room visits due to e-scooter, e-bikes, hoverboards and other micro-mobility products have increased 70% since 2018, with more than one third of those visits due to head injuries. Municipalities nationwide have struggled with the regulation of these products and their riders. There…

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    Vaping – The Next Wave of Lawsuits
    Posted on July 29, 2020 To

    Vaping – The Next Wave of Lawsuits

    Vaping has become quite popular, particularly among young people who may be unaware of the dangers of nicotine addiction associated with this unsafe product. Among the major manufacturer of e-cigarettes and vapor pods is JUUL that reportedly controls 75 percent of the e-cigarette market and has marketed the products as a safer alternative to cigarettes, which has led to lawsuits alleging deception and misrepresentation in its failure to disclose that its products contain adverse health…

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    14,000 Baby Carriers Have Been Recalled Due to Safety Hazards
    Posted on February 17, 2020 To

    14,000 Baby Carriers Have Been Recalled Due to Safety Hazards

    Parents, take note. Around 14,000 Infantino baby carriers have been recalled due to a buckle on the product that can break and result in the child falling out, according to a report from CNN. The recall applies to Infantino’s Go Forward 4-in-1 Evolved Ergonomic, Flip Front2back, and Up Close Newborn infant carriers. These carriers were widely sold at Target and Amazon from November 15 to December 20, 2019. Four specific Infantino carriers were named as…

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    Juul Facts
    Posted on January 23, 2020 To

    Alarming Facts About Teenagers and Juul E-Cigarettes

    Of all electronic cigarettes (also known as “e-cigs”) on the market, the Juul is now one of the most popular devices. According to data from Wells Fargo, sales of the Juul have surpassed those of any other e-cig available, including those sold by major tobacco companies. The last couple years have also seen dozens of “knock-off” devices that attempt to imitate the Juul’s sleek, colorful design and pod-based delivery system. One could argue that these…

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    What to Know About Juul Lawsuits in the U.S.
    Posted on October 17, 2019 To

    What to Know About Juul Lawsuits in the U.S.

    With the U.S. in the midst of a vaping crisis, we at Clifford Law Offices want to help keep the members of our community as informed as possible about the dangers of e-cigarettes, especially when it comes to young people, and what victims of this industry can do to fight back. In recent months, there have been multiple deaths and hundreds of cases of lung injury related to the vaping devices and e-cigarettes made by…

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