July 29, 2014




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. 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

woman suffers injury to nerve in arm during knee surgery

Outcome: $700,000

75-year-old-man sustained damage to the retina after being struck in the face with a tennis ball  

Outcome: $140,000

42-year-old contractor suffers herniated disk in low back and rotator cuff injury after being rear-ended in DuPage County

Outcome: $100,000

14-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl suffered injuries when a tractor-trailer truck lost control striking them as it crashed into a CTA station in Chinatown

Outcome: $187,500

66-year-old retired caregiver tripped over an obscured landscaping tarp in the parking lot of a west suburban store suffering torn rotator cuff

Outcome: $205,000

53-year-old medical secretary suffers a broken elbow and rib fracture when she is hit by an elderly woman motorist who loses control of her vehicle in a north suburban shopping center parking lot

Outcome: $415,000

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

  • Michael Krzak Named to 40 Under 40 Hall of Fame
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  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crashes in Eastern Ukraine
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  • Clifford’s Notes: Arbitration mandate fails PR test: General Mills backtracks after trying to limit legal options
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  • Robert Clifford Appointed Chair of Newly Created ABA Task Force
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Aviation Law

Clifford Law Offices is an experienced aviation law firm and has in-depth experience with Boeing aircraft involved in international crashes, such as the one that crashed in San Francisco, Asiana Airlines Flight 214.  Please click here for more information.

Recent Blog Posts

  • Tragic Truck Crash Kills Four People and Injures Four More on I­55
  • July 24th, 2014


  • Twin-Engine Plane Crashes in Taiwan; 47 Feared to be Dead
  • July 23rd, 2014


  • Bob Clifford Speaks to Radio Stations from Coast to Coast on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines
  • July 23rd, 2014


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ABA Illinois State Delegate

Robert A. Clifford, partner
at Clifford Law Offices of
Chicago, serves as the
Illinois State Delegate to
the American Bar
Association House of

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CLE Programs

We invite you to access the 7th Annual Clifford Law Offices Continuing Legal Education Program, "The Ethics of Client Communications" 2-hour webinar. *Please note: the recorded webinar is not approved for CLE.

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