October 4, 2015




VW Class Action Lawsuit

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Clifford Law Offices is ranked one of the top Chicago law firms, serving clients nationally and internationally with 22 personal injury attorneys. Our personal injury law firm concentrates in complex personal injury litigation such as for wrongful death, medical malpractice, aviation litigation, product liability, premises negligence and transportation liability, where individuals seek justice. The law firm also practices whistleblower and commercial litigation cases.

We are a nationally respected law practice. The National Law Journal named Clifford Law Offices one of the 50 Elite firms in the country, and we are the only firm in Chicago to be given this distinction. The National Law Journal also named the firm as one of the 10 Top Litigation Boutiques in the country in 2013.

Bob Clifford has the distinction of being selected by Super Lawyers, a peer-review organization, as the number one lawyer in the state of Illinois in 2014, marking the sixth consecutive year of this top honor. He has ranked on Chicago Magazine’s Power 100 List as one of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans for the past three consecutive years. He also was named 2012 Chicago Lawyer Person of the Year by the Chicago Lawyer magazine. It is a prestigious award named to just one lawyer based upon nominations of his colleagues who recognize the lawyer’s professionalism.  The magazine wrote, “Among the successful attorneys in the Windy City, Bob Clifford sits in the stratosphere.”Bob Clifford was named 2012 Lawyer of the Year in Personal Injury Litigation for Plaintiffs in Chicago by Best Lawyers. He also was the 2010 Lawyer of the Year in Chicago Medical Malpractice Litigation as well as 2009 Top Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year for personal injury litigation by Best Lawyers. Clifford Law Offices received national first-tier rankings in Plaintiffs’ Product Liability Litigation in the 2010 U.S. News-Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” Guide.

Record of Justice

20-year-old mechanic collides with a truck that was pulling onto a frontage road in Chicago's northern suburbs mechanic suffering knee and shoulder injuries requiring surgery.

Outcome: $700,000

65-year-old wife and mother of three killed in automobile crash in St. Charles, Illinois.

Outcome: $1 Million (Policy Limit)

50-year-old importer dies as a result of injuries sustained in motor vehicle crash in Lake County.

Outcome: $100,000 (Policy Limit)

54-year-old plumber suffers concussion when he is hit by another vehicle on I-94 in Lake County.

Outcome: $100,000 (Policy Limit)

29-year-old husband and father of two minor children is worker on construction worker; killed by semi tractor-trailer in construction zone in rural Tennessee.

Outcome: $7 Million

51-year-old woman develops complex regional pain syndrome when a pallet of turkeys is dropped on her right foot.

Outcome: $650,000

Call Us, We Can Help

As you consider the lawyers of Clifford Law Offices when you need to select your Chicago personal injury attorney, it’s important to understand that, just as every lawyer is an individual, not every case is the same. We start by talking to you, to get your story. For the cases we accept, we want to assign the personal injury attorney on our staff who has a great deal of experience and success in arguing similar cases.

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Informational Material

Clifford Law Offices - Our years of success

Clifford Law Offices – Our years of success

Anatomy of a personal injury case

Anatomy of a personal injury case

Health Care Fraud

Health Care Fraud

Aviation Timeline

Aviation Timeline

Aviation Brochure

Aviation Brochure

Latest Firm News

  • Robert Clifford to Receive Award of Honor by the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation
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  • Clifford Law Offices Files Federal Class Action Complaint for Deceptive and Fraudulent Business Practices Against Volkswagen in “Clean Diesel” Scam
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  • Clifford Law Offices Handling Class Action Cases Involving VW and Audi “Clean Diesel” Scheme
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  • Robert Clifford Named as Best Lawyers Top Attorney in Chicago for Plaintiffs’ Mass Tort Litigation/Class Action
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  • Nine Partners Named Leading Lawyers in Illinois; Two More Named as Emerging Lawyers
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Aviation Law

Clifford Law Offices is a highly experienced and respected aviation law firm involving crashes throughout the United States and internationally as well. Our aviation team has worked on commercial airline crashes as well as small plane, corporate jet and helicopter crash cases. Please click here for more information.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Robert Clifford Quoted in The Wall Street Journal on Volkswagen Class Action Litigation
  • September 28th, 2015


  • Bob Clifford Speaks to Fox and Automotive Reporter on WLS-AM
  • September 26th, 2015


  • VW CEO Resigns Amid Emissions Scandal
  • September 23rd, 2015


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CLE Programs

The 9th Annual Clifford Law Offices Continuing Legal Education Program, "The Ethics of Pre-Trial and Trial Work," a 2-hour webinar, will be held on Thursday, February 18, 2016.

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