January 25, 2015





Clifford Law Offices is ranked one of the top Chicago law firms, serving clients nationally and internationally with 21 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 was named by Chicago Magazine as one of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans in 2013. 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

patient sustains a burn to his thigh during a surgical procedure

Outcome: $200,000

28-year-old female struck dragged and run over by a CTA bus suffers crushing injuries to her left elbow, hand, wrist, leg right hip and permanent psychological injury

Outcome: $1.6 million settlement

42-year-old male injured when truck pulled away as he was driving forklift from loading dock onto the truck; he loses several teeth and aggravates pre-existing conditions in his lower back and cervical spine, resulting in two surgeries to his lower back

Outcome: $900,000

21-year-old college student develops fibromyalgia after Du Page County car accident

Outcome: $175,000

21-year-old bicyclist breaks her arm after colliding with a vehicle on near-west side

Outcome: $140,000

29-year-old microbiology tech suffers fractured wrist when defendant turns left in front of her in south suburbs auto collision

Outcome: $100,000

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

  • Brad Cosgrove Obtains $3.15 Million Verdict – Record for Leg Amputation in Rockford
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  • Bob Clifford to Speak on Closing Arguments at ITLA Seminar
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  • Tracy Gibbons Named New Associate at Clifford Law Offices
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  • Bob Clifford and Mike Krzak Speak at Aviation Program
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  • Clifford Law Offices Obtains $11 Million Settlement in Truck Crash Case
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CLE Programs

The 8th Annual Clifford Law Offices Continuing Legal Education Program, "The Ethics of Conflicts of Interest," a 2-hour webinar, will be held on Thursday, February 19, 2015.

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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

  • Bradley Cosgrove Interviewed by LB Network on $14M in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
  • January 22nd, 2015


  • Clifford Law’s Communications Partner Profiled in Medill Magazine
  • January 20th, 2015


  • Robert A. Clifford Speaks Up About Bankrolling Judicial Elections
  • January 19th, 2015


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