Clifford Law News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Parents sue Ridgewood High School, allege school should've prevented son from being hit in mouth by baseball

By Louie Torres | Feb 26, 2018

A couple is suing Ridgewood Community High School District 234 and District 234 Board of Education for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Woman claims talcum powder caused ovarian cancer, sues Johnson&Johnson, Walgreens

By Louie Torres | Feb 23, 2018

A woman is suing Johnson & Johnson, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies Inc. and Walgreen Co. for alleged product liability and negligence

Cardiologist not liable for patient's death, $7.75M verdict vs neurosurgeon fair, appeals court says

By Karen Kidd | Feb 15, 2018

A Cook County jury that found a neurosurgeon liable in a $7.75 million verdict in the 2008 post-surgery death of a 56-year-old patient was correct in finding an attending cardiologist not liable for the death, a panel of Illinois appellate justices recently ruled.

Court asked to OK $36M deal to end tortured Pella defective window class action; attorneys to get $9M

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 9, 2018

About three and a half years after a federal appeals panel led by former Judge Richard Posner smashed a $90 million settlement agreement the judges described as “scandalous,” a new set of lawyers have introduced a new, smaller deal once again intended to a nearly 12-year old class action lawsuit against window and door maker Pella over allegedly defective windows.

Woman sues CTA for injuries allegedly suffered in 2014 O'Hare Blue Line crash

By Louie Torres | Feb 8, 2018

A woman is suing the Chicago Transit Authority for alleged negligence.

St. James Health and Wellness Institute allegedly failed to prevent man from passing out in sauna

By Louie Torres | Jan 16, 2018

A man is suing St. James Health and Wellness Institute and St. James Health and Wellness Institute for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Adventist Midwest Health, others allegedly failed to diagnose and treat pulmonary embolism

By Louie Torres | Jan 9, 2018

A couple is suing Amita Health Adventist Medical Center, Hinsdale; Willowbrook Family Practice Ltd.; Dr. Uma Taparia; Advanced Inpatient Medicine LLC; Dr. Patrick Szachowicz; Emergency Healthcare Physicians Ltd.; Dr. George Tsoutsias; Dr. Christopher Berg; Dr. Efrem McAdoo; Dr. Karen Cervenka; Suburban Radiologists S.C.; Dr. Tamara Jackson; Suburban Pulmonary & Sleep Associates Ltd; and Dr. Inderjit Hansra-Godfrey for allegedly taking insufficient measures to prevent injuries.

Clifford Law Offices P.C. accused of negligence in wrongful death suit

By Louie Torres | Dec 5, 2017

An estate administrator is suing Isobel S. Thomas and Clifford Law Offices P.C. for alleged negligence.

IL Supreme Court: Legal time limits don't bar wrongful death claims from being tacked on to medmal suits

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 30, 2017

Nothing in Illinois law would bar successor plaintiffs from adding a wrongful death claim to a pending medical malpractice lawsuit, even if the plaintiff dies more than four years after the first malpractice suit was filed, or apparently outside the statute of repose, Illinois’ highest state court has ruled.

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