Clifford Law News

Bandas banishment prompts try to box out other objectors from plagued Pella Windows class action deal

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 13, 2019

Seizing on a federal judge’s order barring “serial” class action settlement objector Christopher Bandas from further objecting to class action settlements, a group of lawyers seeking to cash in on a sizable settlement in a controversy-plagued class action against Pella Windows have asked a federal judge to box out other objectors from collecting off their deal, because Bandas had been among those objectors.

Airlines sued by Addison resident over plane crash in Mexico

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Nov 26, 2018

An Addison woman is seeking damages from two airlines after she allegedly was injured in a plane crash in Mexico.

Passenger alleges she was injured on flight from Mexico to Chicago

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Nov 23, 2018

A Cook County resident alleges she was injured on a flight from Mexico to Chicago because of the weather conditions.

Passenger sues AeroMexico after July plane crash in Mexico

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 21, 2018

A passenger is suing a Mexican airlines in a case involving the crash of a jet bound for Chicago on July 31.

Wife claims husband's sudden death due to misdiagnosis of heart condition

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 4, 2018

A widow is suing physicians and medical facilities, citing alleged medical malpractice and an alleged violation of the Wrongful Death Act.

Hale v. State Farm settles for $250 million

By Ann Maher | Sep 4, 2018

State Farm and plaintiffs have agreed to settle protracted RICO litigation for $250 million on the opening day of what was expected to be a long-running trial at federal court in East St. Louis.

CLIFFORD LAW: Two Clifford Law Offices Partners Are Named 2018 Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers

By Press release submission | Aug 11, 2018

Clifford Law Offices’ Partners, Susan A. Capra and Shannon M. McNulty, were named 2018 Chicago’s Notable Women Lawyers by Crain's Custom Media, a division of Crain’s Chicago Business.

Couple says Presence St. Joseph didn't properly perform shoulder surgery on man

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Aug 2, 2018

A husband and wife are suing Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin and associated medical care providers, citing alleged loss of consortium, negligence and vicarious liability.

CLIFFORD LAW: Clifford Law Offices is Accredited by the Better Business Bureau

By Press release submission | Jul 24, 2018

Clifford Law Offices has met all Better Business Bureau (BBB) standards and is an Accredited Business.

CLIFFORD LAW OFFICES: Clifford Law Offices Earns Multiple Rankings from Best Lawyers®

By Press release submission | Jun 22, 2018

Clifford Law Offices was ranked in the 2018 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" list and seven lawyers were included in the 2018 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Clifford Law Offices received

Cancer patient says Pulmonary Consultants, others diagnosed too late

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 18, 2018

A woman is suing healthcare providers Sandeep Chandra, Sandeep Chandra MD SC, Muhammad A. Hamadeh and Pulmonary Consultants SC, alleging the defendants failed to properly diagnose her lung cancer in an early stage of the disease.

Northwestern Memorial Hospital allegedly failed to properly close a perforation in man's colon

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 3, 2018

A couple is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and several other medical providers for alleged loss of consortium and negligence.

Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, others allegedly failed to properly perform hernia surgery

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 31, 2018

A woman is suing Dr. Rami Lutfi, Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, S.T. Surgical Consultants S.C. and the Chicago Institute of Advanced Surgery for alleged medical negligence.

Trial lawyer panel: Plaintiffs' lawyers adapting strategies to fit post-BristolMyersSquibb legal landscape

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 30, 2018

While the U.S. Supreme Court's Bristol Myers Squibb ruling has resulted in some big wins for businesses targeted by the plaintiffs' bar, new strategies and theories deployed by plaintiffs' lawyers may be blunting the further impact of that decision, despite high hopes from some it would largely thwart the ability of out-of-state plaintiffs to sue out-of-state defendants in a favorable court forum.

Judge: Adding Walgreens as defendant can beat try by J&J to take talc cases out of Cook County courts

By Jonathan Bilyk | Apr 23, 2018

A Chicago federal judge has granted a tactical victory to a group of five plaintiffs suing Johnson & Johnson over claims talc powder caused cancer, saying the plaintiffs’ move to also aim their legal actions at Walgreens is enough to keep the lawsuits in Cook County court, rather than federal court, even though J&J and Walgreens assert the pharmacy chain was named as co-defendant just to keep the lawsuits on relatively friendlier legal turf for the plaintiffs.

Johnson & Johnson, others allegedly failed to warn consumer about harmful effects of talcum powder

By Louie Torres | Mar 10, 2018

A woman is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Record $35M settlement for woman hit, dragged by truck in Chicago in 2015

By John Breslin | Mar 8, 2018

A week into a trial against a trucking firm blamed for an accident that left a young woman permanently disabled, the woman, who was struck by a truck and dragged 60 feet in Chicago, will receive $35 million from a settlement to end her legal action, reportedly an Illinois record for an accident involving a pedestrian.

Johnson & Johnson, others accused of manufacturing baby powder that allegedly contained talcum powder

By Louie Torres | Mar 6, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others accused over cancer allegedly caused by talcum powder

By Louie Torres | Mar 1, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Johnson & Johnson, others allegedly liable for cancer caused by talcum powder

By Louie Torres | Mar 1, 2018

An estate administrator is suing Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co. for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

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