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    Chicago Lawyer- December 2018
    Robert A. Clifford writes an article titled, “School Solutions” in Chicago Lawyer Magazine. Read full article here.


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    Fox 32 Chicago- December 2018
    Drowning death of suburban boy results in $21.5 million verdict. Bradley Cosgrove, Partner at Clifford Law Offices, talks with Fox News Chicago about the verdict he and his team obtained for their client. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Sun-Times- December 2018
    Jury awards $21.5M to family of boy who drowned in Bridgeview Park District pool. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Tribune- December 2018
    Jury awards $21.5M in boy’s drowning death. The verdict is believed to be among the largest ever involving the drowning death of a child in Illinois, according to the Clifford Law Offices, which represented the family. Read full article here.


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    CBS Chicago- December 2018
    Family Awarded $21.5 Million In Case Of Drowning 6-Year-Old. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Lawyer- October 2018
    Robert A. Clifford writes an article titled, “Is ‘Sole’ Sole?” in Chicago Lawyer Magazine. Read full article here.


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    ABC 7 Chicago- October 2018
    Robert A. Clifford was listed as a famous alumni at Marist High School in an ABC 7 article. Read full article here.


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    USA Today- October 2018
    “In the U.S., the law is pretty clear. Being on a golf course — either as a player or spectator — there’s an obvious danger,” stated Robert A. Clifford in a USA Today article titled, “Golf fans don’t have much legal recourse if hit by errant tee shot. Read full article here.


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    Law 360- September 2018
    Robert Clifford and Shannon McNulty are representing Surfside Non-Surgical Orthopedics PA over a ransomware attack which allegedly put its health care clients and their patients at risk. The defendant asked to have the class action lawsuit tossed. Read full article here.


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    Bloomberg- September 2018
    Robert A. Clifford quoted in a Bloomberg article titled, “State Farm Settlement Lets ‘Dark Money’ Remain in Shadows.” Read full article here.


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    Chicago Tribune- September 2018
    Bob Clifford Pens Chicago Tribune Op Ed on Judicial Ratings and Campaign Financing. Read full article here.


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    Law 360- September 2018
    $250M State Farm Deal Could Spur More Campaign Cash Suits. Bob Clifford interviewed by Law 360 about his work on this case. “The existence of dark money in judicial elections undermines the public’s confidence in the independence of the judiciary and cannot stand,” Clifford said. Read full article here.


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    Reuters- September 2018
    Robert A. Clifford is quoted in a Reuters article titled, “Behind $250 million State Farm settlement, a wild tale of dark money in judicial elections.” Read full article here.


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    Bloomberg- September 2018
    Bob Clifford is quoted in a Bloomberg article titled, “State Farm Faces $8.5 Billion Claim 19 Years After Damage Award.” Read full article here.


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    Claims Journal- September 2018
    Robert A. Clifford was quoted in a Claims Journal article titled, “State Farm Faces $8.5B Claim 19 Years After Damage Award.” Read full article here.


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    The National Law Review- September 2018
    Clifford Law Offices publishes a press release on The National Law Review titled, “State Farm Agrees to Pay $250 Million to Settle Federal Lawsuit.” Read full article here.


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    Law 360- September 2018
    State Farm to pay $250 million to settle a suit alleging it secretly worked to help elect an Illinois high court justice in order to overturn a billion-dollar judgment against it. Read full article here.


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    Crain’s Chicago Business- September 2018
    State Farm agreed to pay $250 million settlement. Customers claimed the company tried to rig the Illinois justice system to wipe out a $1 billion jury verdict from 19 years ago. Robert A. Clifford co-lead counsel. He was assisted by Kristofer S. Riddle, associate at Clifford Law Offices. Read full article here.



    Associated Press- September 2018
    “After two decades of litigation, the members of the class action suit are gratified State Farm is finally paying the damages that are due,” Robert A. Clifford, lead counsel for plaintiffs in the case, said in a statement on September 4th. Read full article here.



    Associated Press- September 2018
    “After two decades of litigation, the members of the class action suit are gratified State Farm is finally paying the damages that are due,” Robert A. Clifford, lead counsel for plaintiffs in the case and senior partner of the Chicago-based Clifford Law Offices, said in a statement. Read full article here.


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    US News and World Report- September 2018
    Insurance giant State Farm reaches a $250 million preliminary settlement of a federal class-action lawsuit claiming the company funneled money to the campaign of a candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court. Read full article here.


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    Bloomberg- September 2018
    Robert A. Clifford is quoted in a Bloomberg article titled, “State Farm’s Judicial Donations Central to Racketeering Trial.” Read full article here.


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    Bloomberg- August 2018
    State Farm agrees to pay $250 million over allegations that it tried to rig Illinois justice system. Read full article here.


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    Law 360- August 2018
    Law 360 article, “In State Farm Trial, Veiled Donations May Stoke Juror Anger,” discusses the Hale v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance company case. Read full article here.


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    Law 360- August 2018
    Robert A. Clifford is co-lead counsel on the Hale v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance company case. Law 360 wrote an article about the case titled, “State Farm Plotted To Buy Judge, Jury To Hear In RICO Trial”. Read full article here.


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    Marin Magazine- August 2018
    Robert A. Clifford is listed in the Third Annual Faces of Marin. Read full article here.


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    Law 360- August 2018
    Law 360 discusses the Hale v. State Farm case in an article titled, “In State Farm Trial, Veiled Donations May Stoke Juror Anger.” Read full article here.


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    Law 360- August 2018
    Robert A. Clifford is representing a class of policyholders against State Farm. Law360 article, “State Farm Loses Experts In Suit Alleging Plot To Elect Judge,” discusses the case. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Lawyer- August 2018
    Robert A. Clifford writes an article titled, “Talc Talk” in Chicago Lawyer Magazine. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Lawyer- July 2018
    Sarah King, Marta Kowalczyk Davidson, Susan A. Capra, Pamela Sakowicz Menaker, Tracy A. Brammeier, and Shannon M. McNulty were recognized in Chicago Lawyer’s 2018 Women in Law. Read full article here.


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    WGN Radio- July 2018
    WGN Radio’s Karen Conti speaks with Robert A. Clifford about Branson duck boat tragedy and its legal ramifications. Read full article here.


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    ABC News- July 2018
    Robert Clifford, a veteran Chicago maritime and aviation attorney was interviewed by ABC News about the duck boat accident near Branson, Missouri. Read full article here.


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    USA Today- July 2018
    Attorney Robert Clifford, whose Chicago-based law firm specializes in maritime cases, was interviewed by USA Today, saying there’s no question that every passenger should have had life jackets on. Read full article here.


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    The Maritime Executive- July 2018
    Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices in Chicago, spoke to USA Today on the incident and said that every passenger should have been wearing life jackets. Clifford also called for greater regulation of duck boats. Read full article here.


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    Make it Better- July 2018
    Robert A. Clifford is listed in Make it Better’s Faces of Chicago 2018. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Lawyer- June 2018
    Robert A. Clifford writes an article for Chicago Lawyer Magazine titled: Flight Risks, The emerging field of drone law. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin- May 2018
    Tracy A. Brammeier, associate at Clifford Law Offices, was selected as one of the top Forty Under 40 Attorneys in 2018 by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company. Read more here.


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    WSJ- May 2018
    Unprecedented low accident rates (this was the first fatality on a U.S. passenger airline since 2009) “have lulled us into complacency,” said Robert Clifford, a veteran plaintiff’s attorney who has litigated numerous major airline crashes. “We need to re-energize and reinvigorate inspection procedures.” Read full article here.


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    CBS 2 Chicago- May 2018
    CBS 2 Chicago reports on a Clifford Law Offices case of an autistic boy who was repeatedly struck by bus aide and verbally threatened by bus driver. Read full article here.



    CNBC- April 2018
    Robert Clifford was quoted in a CNBC article about the Southwest In-flight explosion, “There is something going on with these engines,” he said, “and the statistical likelihood of additional failures exists.” Read full article here.



    Seattle Times- April 2018
    Kevin Durkin, quoted in this article titled “Safety of medical helicopters draws scrutiny after crash” regarding the Wisconsin medical helicopter crash. Read full article here.


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    Star Tribune- April 2018
    Kevin Durkin quoted in this article about the safety of helicopter ambulances under scrutiny after three crew members were killed in a crash in a wooded area of northern Wisconsin. Read full article here.



    Associated Press- April 2018
    Kevin Durkin was quoted in this article titled, “Safety of medical helicopters draws scrutiny after crash,” regarding the Wisconsin medical helicopter crash. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Lawyer- April 2018
    Robert A. Clifford writes an article titled, “The Changing Ethical Landscape” in The Circuit Rider. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Lawyer- April 2018
    Robert A. Clifford writes an article titled, “Changing the Story” in Chicago Lawyer Magazine. Read full article here.


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    cleveland.com- March 2018
    Around 700 patients received news that a temperature fluctuation in one of the freezers at University Hospitals’ fertility clinic caused damage to the eggs and embryos inside. Brad Cosgrove, Partner at Clifford Law Offices is quoted. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin- March 2018
    Sarah King, Associate at Clifford Offices helps launch International Trial Lawyers Association Women’s Caucus to Foster leaders. Article via Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Read full article here.



    Reno Gazette Journal- March 2018
    Attorney Shannon McNulty was quoted in an article about Nevada casino-resorts’ plants to prevent sexual harassment. Read full article here.


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    PR News- March 2018
    Clifford Law Offices announced that a settlement has been reached with Pella Corporation and Pella Windows and Doors, Inc. (“Defendants”). The settlement covers water intrusion damage to qualifying windows and property.
    Read the press release here.


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    The National Herald- March 2018
    On March 1st, 2018, Robert A. Clifford and Tinos Diamantatos took on their two legal “rivals,” Patrick Fitzgerald and Patrick Collins who prosecuted the case of Megacles, leader of Athens. The National Herald wrote an article about the event. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Daily Law Bulletin- February 2018
    Clifford Law Offices earned a $35 million settlement on behalf of a 24-year old woman who was struck by a truck and dragged for 60 feet. This is a new Illinois record for pedestrian injuries. Read full article here.



    The Washington Times- February 2018
    Attorney Shannon McNulty was quoted in regards to mounting lawsuits facing the board of directors of Wynn Resorts after sex abuse and harassment claims. Read full article here.


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    Chicago Tribune- February 2018
    A firm partner is quoted in regards to a former student aide who repeatedly slapped an autistic boy. Read full article here.


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    Law 360- February 2018
    Robert A. Clifford was quoted in a Law 360 article about how firms can successfully compete for high profile injury cases. Read full article here.



    Newsweek- January 2018
    A partner at Clifford Law Offices who handles numerous national and international aviation crash cases, is quoted in a Newsweek article about a man claiming a flight crew punched and taped his mouth shut on a Chicago-bound flight from Dubai. Read full article here.


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    The National Law Review- January 2018
    The National Law Review shares Bob Clifford’s article about a man allegedly being injured by airline employees as he traveled from Dubai to O’Hare Airport. Read full article here.


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    WHAS ABC 11- January 2018
    “Amtrak utterly failed in its duties and responsibilities to the victims on the train as well as those who were in the unfortunate path of the train as it left the tracks and crushed numerous vehicles on Interstate 5,” said a partner at Clifford Law Offices. “The hope is that one day lawsuits like these will raise awareness and make rail travel safer.” Read full article here.


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    Fox 12- January 2018
    The firm is representing Pennie Cottrell, a passenger on the train who was in Car 7 as it dangled over Interstate 5. The client is claiming the new line was not safe to begin with and training for the conductors was not adequate. Read full article here.


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    KOIN 6- January 2018
    A partner at Clifford Law Offices is interviewed by KOIN 6 News about Amtrak victims. Read full article here.


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    The Oregonian- January 2018
    A man who was commuting to work when a derailed Amtrak train crashed into him on Interstate 5 filed a lawsuit Thursday against the rail passenger company. Read full article here.


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    KING 5- January 2018
    “We have been contacted by numerous people involved in this tragedy because they were upset that representatives from Amtrak were contacting them, even in the hospital, to ask them to sign paperwork that they did not understand.” said a partner at Clifford Law Offices. “Our clients can not fathom how Amtrak 501 entered a curve at almost three times the posted speed limit according to information the NTSB has released.” Read full article here.


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    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette- January 2018
    Clifford Law Offices of Chicago is working with 10 clients and expects to file cases this week, to include both people on the train and those injured while driving on I-5. Read full article here.


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    KIRO 7- January 2018
    A partner at the firm spoke to KIRO 7 Wednesday about Pennie Cottrell, one of the first passengers on the train to file a lawsuit against Amtrak. Read full article here.


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    KREM News- January 2018
    First passenger lawsuit filed in Amtrak derailment. Read full article here.


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    The Seattle Times- January 2018
    Lawsuits filed in Amtrak derailment. Clifford Law Offices is working with nine other clients, including people on the train and people who were injured on the freeway. Read full article here.


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    The Oregonian- January 2018
    First lawsuits filed against Amtrak for December 18 derailment. Read full article here.



    Lawyers Quarterly- January 2018
    Bob Clifford co-authored a chapter on aviation for the fourth edition of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts. Columbus Bar Lawyers Quarterly wrote a review of the edition and uses the aviation chapter as an example of how the chapters are laid out. The review is on pages 28-29 of the magazine. Read here.


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    Chicago Lawyer- January 2018
    Robert A. Clifford writes an article titled, “Watergate a Watershed” in Chicago Lawyer Magazine. Read full article here.

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