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Clifford Law Press Releases

2019

November 6, 2019
Families Who Lost Loved Ones in MAX8 Crash Call for Resignation of Boeing Chairman David Calhoun. View Online.


2019

November 5, 2019
Clifford Law Offices Obtains Record $101 Million Verdict for Brain Damaged Baby. View Online.


November 4, 2019
Clifford Law Offices Ranked in 2020 “Best Law Firms.” View Online.


October 29, 2019
Meeting with Boeing Executives and Family Members Scheduled This Afternoon; Family Members will Speak to Media Today at 5 p.m. in Washington, D.C., After Meeting with Boeing Officials. View Online.


October 28, 2019
More Than a Dozen Family Members Expected to Attend Boeing Hearings; Meetings with FAA and Boeing Executives Scheduled this Week. View Online.


October 23, 2019
Max8 Crash Families Send Demand Letter to FAA and DOT Chiefs to Revoke Boeing’s Self-Certification. View Online.


September 26, 2019
Lead Counsel of Boeing Crash in Ethiopia Says NTSB Safety Recommendations Come Too Late; Robert Clifford Concerned NTSB Safety Recommendations Are Insufficient And Don’t Include Input From Airline Pilot or Accident Victim Organizations –Looks Forward to October 30 Congressional Hearing on 737 MAX. View Online.


September 23, 2019
Canadian Families to Speak to FAA Head Dickson in Montreal. View Online.


September 17, 2019
Robert A. Clifford Named Lead Counsel in Crash of Boeing Jet in Ethiopia. View Online.


September 16, 2019
Clifford Law Offices Welcomes Personal Injury Attorney John V. Kalantzis. View Online.


September 13, 2019
Clifford Law Offices Obtains $17 Million Verdict in Amtrak Derailment. View Online.


September 9, 2019
Families and Friends of Boeing Crash Victims to Hold Memorial Vigil at Department of Transportation on Six-Month Anniversary; Families Meeting with DOT Secretary 10 a.m. September 10, 2019. View Online.


September 4, 2019
Clifford Law Offices Obtains $7.4 Million Settlement on Behalf of Man Paralyzed during Spinal Surgery. View Online.


August 15, 2019
Keith A. Hebeisen and Kevin P. Durkin Named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year.” View Online.


August 15, 2019
Ten Clifford Law Offices Lawyers Named to 2020 Best Lawyers® list. View Online.


August 12, 2019
Sarah King Elected as President of Women Everywhere. View Online.


August 7, 2019
Families of Boeing Crash Ask FAA for Full Review of 737 Max Aircraft. View Online.


August 1, 2019
Family of Boeing Crash Victim to Meet with the FAA’s Top Safety Manager After Protesting Today in Front of FAA Headquarters in Nation’s Capital. View Online.


August 1, 2019
Boeing Max 8 Victims’ Family Protesting August 1, 2019, for FAA Leader’s Statements Made at Senate Hearing Yesterday. View Online.


July 16, 2019
Father and Husband who Lost Entire Family in Boeing 737 Max8 Crash to Testify Wednesday in Unprecedented Hearing Before U.S. House Aviation Subcommittee. View Online.


June 11, 2019
Families of Victim of 737 Boeing Max8 Crash Meet with Heads of FAA and NTSB. View Online.


June 10, 2019
Robert A. Clifford Named Finalist by Public Justice. View Online.


May 14, 2019
Parents of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victim to Attend House Hearing; Family Testimony to Become Part of the Official Record. View Online.


May 8, 2019
Eighteen Attorneys Recognized By Leading Lawyers. View Online.


May 6, 2019
Robert A. Clifford to Receive ITLA’s Leonard M. Ring Lifetime Achievement Award. View Online.


April 25, 2019
Chicago and San Francisco Law Firms to File Wrongful Death Lawsuits and FAA Claims on Behalf of 10 Canadians Killed in Boeing Max8 Crash in Ethiopia. View Online.


April 3, 2019
Chicago and San Francisco Law Firms to File Wrongful Death Lawsuit and FAA Claim on Behalf of Young American Woman, Ralph Nader’s Niece, Killed in Boeing Max8 Crash in Ethiopia. View Online.


March 20, 2019
Clifford Law Offices Obtains Record $8.5 Million Verdict Against Heartland Regional Medical Center. Download PDF.


March 10, 2019
Clifford Law Offices Obtains $22.9 Million Settlement on Behalf of Brain Damaged Infant. Download PDF.


February 18, 2019
Sixteen Clifford Law Offices Attorneys Selected to 2019 Super Lawyers List. Download PDF.


2018

December 4, 2018
Drowning Death of Suburban Boy Results in Record $21.5 Million Verdict. Download PDF.


November 1, 2018
Clifford Law Offices ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms” List. Download PDF.


September 4, 2018
Hale v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. View Online.


September 21, 2018
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. View Online.


August 15, 2018
Nine Clifford Law Offices Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers® list. Download PDF.


August 15, 2018
Robert A. Clifford named 2019 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago Area. Download PDF.


August 8, 2018
Two Clifford Law Offices Partners Are Named 2018 Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers. Download PDF.


July 20, 2018
Clifford Law Offices is Accredited by the Better Business Bureau. Download PDF.


May 31, 2018
Clifford Law Offices Earns Multiple Rankings from Best Lawyers®. Download PDF.


April 18, 2018
Top Aviation Lawyer Calls for Immediate Grounding of all Boeing 767 Aircraft Until Fan Disks and Blades Are Inspected And Any Cracked Disks Replaced Followed By Longer-Term Safety Plan. Download PDF.


April 17, 2018
Woman Passenger Killed as Southwest Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Philadelphia; Top Aviation Attorney Calls for Immediate Safety Inspections of All Nickel-Based Fan Discs on All Aircraft. Download PDF.


January 3, 2018
Clifford Law Files First Passenger Lawsuit in Washington Amtrak Derailment. Download PDF.


2017

December 21, 2017
Clifford Law Offices in Chicago Retained by Six Individuals Injured in Amtrak Derailment Near Tacoma, Washington. Download PDF.


December 20, 2017
Clifford Law Offices Files Class Action Complaint Involving the Opioid Crisis. Download PDF.


December 19, 2017
Many Questions in Amtrak Derailment – Will Lawsuits Provide the Answers? Download PDF.


November 1, 2017
Seven Clifford Law Offices attorneys named to 2018 Best Lawyers® list. Download PDF.


November 1, 2017
Kevin P. Durkin named 2018 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago Area. Download PDF.


November 1, 2017
Clifford Law Offices Ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms”. Download PDF.


September 29, 2017
Nine Attorneys Recognized by Leading Lawyers. Download PDF.


September 21, 2017
Clifford Law Obtains Record $4.5 Million Verdict in DuPage County Injury Case Against Wells Fargo. Download PDF.


September 11, 2017
Chicago Law Firm Files Class Action Lawsuits Around the Country on Behalf of Equifax Customers. Download PDF.


August 16, 2017
Six Clifford Law Offices Attorneys Named to 2018 Best Lawyers® in America List. View Online.


June 6, 2017
Robert Clifford to Participate in ABA’s Section of Litigation Roadshow 2.0: Precision Advocacy. View Online or Download PDF.


June 6, 2017
Lack of Common Sense in Aviation Industry Again Leads to Serious Injury of Passenger. Download PDF.


May 1, 2017
Bob Clifford to Participate in ABA Program Featuring Nation’s Top Litigators. Download PDF or View Online.


March 2, 2017
Robert A. Clifford to Participate in Greek Mock Trial. View Online.


February 20, 2017
Clifford Tort Symposium on Dark Money and Judicial Elections. Download PDF.


January 10, 2017
Robert A. Clifford Co-Authors the Aviation Law Chapter in Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts Book. View Online.


2016

November 3, 2016
Clifford Law Offices Ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”. View Online.


October 11, 2016
Clifford Law Offices Files Case on Behalf of Woman Whose Foot is Crushed by Truck in Hit-and-Run in Chicago. Download PDF.


October 4, 2016
Clifford Law Offices filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the trucking company and its driver who struck and killed a bicyclist near Damen and Addison last week. Download PDF.


August 24, 2016
2016 marks the 40th year that Clifford Law Offices’ Founder and Senior Partner, Robert Clifford, has been an aviation accident and personal injury attorney. Download PDF.


August 19, 2016
Six Clifford Law Offices Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers® List. Download PDF.


August 19, 2016
Kevin P. Durkin Named 2017 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in Chicago. View Online.


August 11, 2016
Clifford Law Offices Obtains $3.3 Million Verdict Against Northwestern Hospital for Overdosing Father and Husband, Killing Him. Download PDF.


July 12, 2016
Clifford Law Offices Representing Victims in Talc and Talc Powder Class Action Lawsuits. Download PDF.


April 26, 2016
Clifford Law Offices Obtains Record $22.7 Million Verdict for Widow of 31-Year-old Husband Killed. Download PDF.


April 13, 2016
‘Ghost’ Travels the World Handling Delicate Aviation Disaster Cases. Download PDF.


April 5, 2016
Clifford Law Obtains $6.5 Million Settlement in Med Mal Case. Download PDF.


March 9, 2016
Independent Study Ranks Clifford Law Second in State for Medical Malpractice Successes. Download PDF.


March 2, 2016
Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, will participate in the Trial of Antigone alongside other leading legal scholars. View Online.


January 26, 2016
Chicago personal injury attorney Robert A. Clifford was ranked number one on the 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers Top Ten list. View Online.


2015

December 4, 2015
Chicago based law firm, Clifford Law Offices has been selected by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® as a 2016 “Best Law Firm” in six legal categories. View Online.


October 29, 2015
Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, was given the Award of Honor by the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation on October 14, 2015. View Online.


July 29, 2015
Robert A. Clifford, of Clifford Law Offices, will be participating in a panel “Beginning with the End in Mind – Classic Chicago Closings” at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in Chicago on Friday, July 31, 2015. View Online.


June 30, 2015
Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, traveled to London this month as part of the special American Bar Association four-day program to mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. View Online.


June 8, 2015
A lawsuit was filed by Clifford Law Offices on Monday, June 8, 2015, on behalf of the family of Aimee Coath, who was killed by a CTA Bus. View Online or Download PDF.


May 18, 2015
Partner at Clifford Law Offices was given an Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service by the U.S. District Court in conjunction with the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association on Thursday, May 14, 2015. View Online.


May 11, 2015
Partner and medical malpractice attorney at Clifford Law Offices, was elected to the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Assembly representing Cook County for a three-year term in the recent election on May 6, 2015. View Online or Download PDF.


May 1, 2015
Sarah F. King, associate and personal injury attorney at Clifford Law Offices, introduced speaker, Lori Lightfoot of Mayer Brown, at the Women Everywhere annual Education Day on Thursday, April 23, 2015. View Online.


April 24, 2015
Pamela Sakowicz Menaker, Communications Partner at Clifford Law Offices, will be handling Skype calls for Illinois State Bar Association’s “Ask-a-Lawyer Day” on Saturday, April 25, 2015. View Online or Download PDF.


April 14, 2015
Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, will present the opening statements in the re-trial of Sacco and Vanzetti at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation Annual Meeting in New Orleans Wednesday, April 15, 2015. View Online or Download PDF.


March 27, 2015
Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, will participate in a mock trial “The Chicago Trial That Never Was: The Eastland Disaster Criminal Retrial 2015” on June 18, 2015. View Online or Download PDF.


March 18, 2015
Kevin P. Durkin, partner and personal injury attorney at Clifford Law Offices, will speak at the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) annual Trials Seminar on March 28, 2015. View Online or Download PDF.


March 11, 2015
Robert A. Clifford, of Clifford Law Offices, spoke on “Closing Arguments” at a seminar sponsored by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association on February 16, 2015. View Online or Download PDF.


March 3, 2015
Medical malpractice attorney, and partner at Clifford Law Offices of Chicago, has been appointed to the Illinois Trial Lawyers (ITLA) Board of Managers. View Online or Download PDF.


February 26, 2015
Robert A. Clifford, founder and principal partner of Clifford Law Offices based in Chicago, Illinois has been listed as #76 on Chicago Magazine’s annual power list. View Online or Download PDF.


February 26, 2015
Chicago medical malpractice attorney and personal injury lawyer representing clients of Clifford Law Offices of Chicago has been named a Partner. View Online or Download PDF.


February 19, 2015
Chicago medical malpractice attorney and partner at Clifford Law Offices, was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country by the National Trial Lawyers. View Online or Download PDF.


January 29, 2015
Nationally recognized personal injury and wrongful death litigation Chicago based law firm names Tracy A. Brammeier as an associate attorney. View Online or Download PDF.


January 28, 2015
Communications Partner at Clifford Law Offices, Pamela Sakowicz Menaker, was profiled in Medill Magazine, a magazine run by Medill Northwestern University. View Online or Download PDF.


January 23, 2015
Brad Cosgrove Obtains $3.15 Million Verdict – Record for Leg Amputation in Rockford. View Online or Download PDF.


January 6, 2015
Chicago law firm, Clifford Law Offices, will sponsor the eighth annual Continuing Legal Education Series on Thursday, February 19, 2015 from 2:30 – 4:30 pm. View Online or Download PDF.


2014

December 16, 2014
Chicago law firm partners, Keith Hebeisen and Brad Cosgrove, were recently recognized for their impressive Medical Malpractice verdicts by the National Law Journal and Law Bulletin Publishing Co. View Online or Download PDF.


December 11, 2014
Clifford Law Offices Aviation Attorneys Available to Speak on Maryland Plane Crash; Black Box Data Indicates Plane Stalled and Pilot Failed to Recover. View Online or Download PDF.


November 21, 2014
Founder of Clifford Law Offices in Chicago, Robert A. Clifford, wrote a piece about jury selection and communications for GPSolo magazine. View Online or Download PDF.


November 17, 2014
Judge Henry Simmons (Ret.) receives the John Powers Crowley “Judge of the Year” Award presented by the Lawyers Assistance Program. View Online or Download PDF.


October 20, 2014
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is on the scene of the crash of two trains in Arkansas that has left at least five people in critical condition. Download PDF.


October 9, 2014
Robert A. Clifford, senior partner and aviation injury attorney at Clifford Law Offices, was profiled in a recent piece in a subscription based, legal news service. View Online or Download PDF.


October 6, 2014
Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner of Clifford Law Offices, will be one of the “celebrity” instructors at Fred Lane’s 36-week Trial Technique Institute sponsored by the Illinois State Bar Association on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. View Online or Download PDF.


September 29, 2014
Robert A. Clifford, founder and senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, was named the new class counsel in a federal class action lawsuit regarding allegedly defective Pella windows. View Online or Download PDF.


September 11, 2014
One of the nation’s most renowned personal injury and wrongful death law firms, has named the Hon. Henry R. Simmons (Ret.) as their new Managing Partner. View Online.


August 27, 2014
Clifford Law Offices medical malpractice attorney is Planning Co-Chair and Moderator of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Update and Review Seminar. Download PDF.


August 21, 2014
Chicago Access Network Television will screen educational videos by personal injury law firm on Thursday August 21, 2014. View Online or Download PDF.


August 13, 2014
On Thursday, July 24, 2014, Clifford Law Offices filed a lawsuit against the Village of Justice as a result of the death of a six-year-old boy who drowned. Download PDF.


August 7, 2014
A firm partner named to the 40 Under 40 Hall of Fame established by the Law Bulletin Publishing Company on July 28, 2014. View Online or Download PDF.


July 25, 2014
Chicago television network to feature Top Chicago Personal Injury Law Firm in educational video series. View Online or Download PDF.


July 25, 2014
Clifford Law Offices Files Lawsuit for the Drowning Death of a Young Boy at Summer Camp. Download PDF.


July 18, 2014
Robert A. Clifford of a top Chicago Law Firm made an official statement on the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 that was shot down by a missile. Download PDF.


July 3, 2014
Attorney Robert A. Clifford was interviewed recently on how his Chicago-based law firm gives back to the community through supporting local organizations. View Online or Download PDF.


June 30, 2014
Robert A. Clifford, senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, has been appointed by the President of the American Bar Association (ABA) to Chair a newly-created task force that will deal with policies, strategies and tactics for the recruitment and retention of new members. View Online or Download PDF.


June 9, 2014
General Motors holds a Press Conference on Thursday, June 5, 2014 on Valukas Report; National Broadcasting Company’s Phil Rogers speaks with the Chicago Law Partner on the Firm’s Filings in the Matter. Download PDF.


May 30, 2014
Senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, Robert A. Clifford, was presented with the 2014 American Inns of Court Foundation Professionalism Award for the Seventh Circuit on May 12, 2014. Download PDF.


May 1, 2014
Robert A. Clifford, senior partner at Clifford Law Offices, will receive the 2014 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Seventh Circuit. View Online or Download PDF.


April 28, 2014
Robert A. Clifford of Clifford Law Offices, was named one of Chicago Magazine’s Top 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans for 2014 based on influence, ability and clout. View Online or Download PDF.


April 18, 2014
Communications Partner from Nationally recognized Chicago Law Firm will participate in the 33rd Annual Ask-a-Lawyer Day. View Online or Download PDF.


March 31, 2014
Chicago-based attorney Craig Squillace speaks April 5th at Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar hosted by Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Association. Download PDF.


March 20, 2014
Dr. Kenneth C. Chessick, Of Counsel at Clifford Law Offices, has been selected as the 21st Annual Francis X. Riley Lecturer on Professionalism at Northern Illinois University College of Law. View Online or Download PDF.


March 4, 2014
Chicago attorney Robert A. Clifford, known for personal injury, medical malpractice and aviation law is recognized by Super Lawyers as one of Illinois’ top ten lawyers for 2014. View Online or Download PDF.


February 28, 2014
Robert A. Clifford of Clifford Law Offices will defend Greek mythological figure, Socrates, in a mock trial hosted by The American College of Trial Lawyers on March 8th, 2014 in La Quinta, California. View Online or Download PDF.


February 18, 2014
More than 3,000 lawyers and judges have registered for the free webinar sponsored by Clifford Law Offices, “The Ethics of Client Communications,” to be held Thursday afternoon at DePaul University College of Law. View Online or Download PDF.


February 6, 2014
Attorneys at Clifford Law Offices obtained a $16 million verdict on behalf of two families whose sons were killed in a grain bin entrapment incident in northwestern Illinois. View Online or Download PDF.


January 24, 2014
Chicago law firm, Clifford Law Offices, will sponsor the seventh annual Continuing Legal Education series on Thursday, February 20th, 2014 from 2:30 – 4:30 pm. View Online or Download PDF.


January 13, 2014

Clifford Law Offices of Chicago, Illinois has been honored with a recognition by U.S. News & World Report in its selection of “Best Law Firms 2014 – Illinois.” View Online or Download PDF.


2013

December 4, 2013
Chicago-based attorney Robert Clifford will be moderating a webinar on The Ethics of Client Communication February 20th, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 4:40 pm CST. View Online or Download PDF.


December 4, 2013
Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer of the Supreme Court of the United States will make a special address at the 20th annual Clifford Symposium at DePaul University. View Online or Download PDF.


November 20, 2013
Dr. Kenneth Chessick Multi-Million Gift to NIU for Athletic Practice Facility Opens This Weekend. View Online or Download PDF.


November 5, 2013
Clifford Law Offices Bolsters Medical Negligence Practice Area with Addition of Suburban Medical Malpractice Firm. View Online.


October 31, 2013
Clifford Law Files Lawsuit Against Skokie in Death of Passenger Struck by Garbage Truck. Download PDF.


October 29, 2013
2014 Clifford Symposium Focuses on Civil Justice In America. View Online or Download PDF.


September 13, 2013
Clifford Law Offices Speaks Out With One of its Clients Whose Identity Was Stolen. View Online.


September 12, 2013
Keith Hebeisen Invited as Panelist on Risk Management Society’s Law Day Program. View Online.


September 10, 2013
Sarah King to Speak at Bar Association Seminar on Corporate Medicine. View Online.


September 6, 2013
Clifford Law Offices Files Class Action Complaint Against Advocate Medical For Negligence In Handling Medical Information Of Four Million Patients. View Online.


August 26, 2013
Keith Hebeisen to Speak at Trial Lawyers Seminar. View Online.


August 21, 2013
Keith Hebeisen to Speak at CBA Program on Trial Techniques. View Online.


August 2, 2013
Clifford Law Offices Files Lawsuit on Behalf of Two People Injured From Water Tank Falling Off Chicago Building. View Online.