Clarity Partners has extensive experience in all areas of litigation. Our team has conducted research on over 600 cases and helped select juries in over 100 of these cases. Some of the areas where we have the most experience include professional malpractice, general liability, trucking and other vehicle accidents, employment, intellectual property and white collar criminal.

Professional Negligence

Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Fraud

  • Over 110 cases representing hospitals and medical professionals
  • Over 30 legal malpractice cases involving claims of conflict of interest, professional negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty
  • Defense verdict in a malpractice involving birth injuries at a large hospital system against a plaintiff lawyer who had recently obtained two $10M+ verdicts against the same hospital group in similar cases

Criminal

White Collar, Death Penalty, Health Care Fraud, Political Corruption

  • Death penalty cases, including several using the "Colorado Method" in voir dire to select juries that awarded "life" after finding the defendants guilty of capital crimes
  • Drug company executives and employees found not guilty of Medicare fraud and collecting illegal kickbacks
  • Health insurance executives found not guilty of all Medicare fraud charges
  • Defendant consultation in high profile Chicago political corruption cases

Commercial & Business

Breach of Contract, Financial Fraud, Shareholder Suits, Class Action, RICO

  • First zero dollar verdict in the history of a southern Illinois county for a defendant in a class action by policy holders against a national automobile insurance company
  • $505M verdict for client in a breach of licensing agreement
  • Verdict against extremist hate group in pro bono RICO case which forced defendants to declare bankruptcy and disband

Employment

Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, FMLA

  • Over 75 cases involving claims of racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, pregnancy, AIDS, and "reverse" discrimination
  • Class action defense verdicts for a large municipality in cases involving claims of "reverse" discrimination in hiring and promoting in police and fire departments
  • Hung jury in favor of the defense against a prominent, nationally renowned attorney representing the plaintiff in a racial discrimination case
  • Plaintiff verdict for teenage employees claiming false imprisonment related to interrogations by a large retail chain

Intellectual Property

Patents/Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Licensing Agreements

  • $67M verdict and injunction against further use for a national telecommunications client
  • $20M verdict for a small medical device manufacturer
  • $65M verdict for back royalties and running royalty for a drug company
  • Invalidation of a patent against a small company on behalf of a large computer hardware producer
  • Limiting damages for the defendant client to $2M where the judge ruled infringement and the plaintiff refused a much larger settlement offer