Loevy & Loevy has won more multi-million dollar verdicts than perhaps any other law firm in the country over the past decade. Our willingness to take hard cases to trial, and win them, has yielded a nationally recognized reputation for success in the courtroom. Our victories over the past ten years alone include:

 

The City approved the $31 million settlement to the 'Englewood 4.' The settlement is believed to be one of the largest, if not the largest in Chicago history tied to allegations of police abuse.

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Jury awards former Heritage nurse $5.2 million in lawsuit

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The City is proposing a $31 million settlement to the 'Englewood 4'. Michael Saunders, Vincent Thames, Harold Richardson and Terrill Swift were teens when they were wrongfully charged and convicted of a murder they didn't commit. They spent 15 years in prison before they were exonerated.

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A federal jury awarded $15 million to a wrongfully convicted man who alleged that two now-retired Baltimore police detectives pinned a murder on him that caused him to spend over 20 years in prison.

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Six-figure settlement for young man wrongly accused of arson

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Colorado State University agreed to pay to settle the retaliation/freedom of speech lawsuit bought against the University on behalf of Professor Timothy McGettigan.

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Loevy attorneys win $6.7 million for woman repeatedly raped in prison and shackled during labor.

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A federal jury on Thursday awarded a whopping $22 million in damages to a former death row inmate who alleged two Chicago police detectives framed him for an infamous 1984 double murder that sent him to death row.

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Juan Rivera's $20 million settlement after DNA exonerated him in a 1992 rape and murder is the largest of its kind in Illinois.

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The City of Milwaukee paid a $6.5 million settlement to Chaunte Ott, who was wrongfully convicted of a 1995 homicide and spent 13 years in prison before DNA linked the case to serial killer Walter Ellis.

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Chicago agreed to a $10.25 million settlement with Alton Logan, a Burge victim who spent 26 years in prison for a murder he did not commit because of an alleged cover-up.

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A Chicago City Panel approved a $2 million settlement to Eric Kittler, on whose behalf a wrongful-conviction lawsuit was filed alleging that police coerced a false confession from him when he was 15, then falsified and destroyed reports to cover it up.

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Construction firm McHugh agreed to pay $12 million to settle the 2008 lawsuit brought against them on behalf of whistleblower Ryan Keiser.

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Billy Julian, who spent more than three years in prison after he was wrongly convicted of breaking into Frankton High School and setting it on fire, received $3 million in one of the largest wrongful conviction settlements ever in Indiana.

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A federal jury gave $21 million, the largest award for a wrongful conviction in Chicago, to Juan Johnson, who spent 11 years in prison for a murder conviction that was later overturned.

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Thaddeus Jimenez was awarded $25 million in damages, one of the largest verdicts of its kind in Chicago. After being arrested at 13 for the murder of an older teenager on Chicago's Northwest Side and serving more than 16 years in prison, he was exonerated and released from prison in May 2009.

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Four alleged torture victims of former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge and his detectives - Leroy Orange, Madison Hobley, Aaron Patterson, and Stanley Howard - will divide nearly $20 million in city settlements.

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Former Death Row inmate and alleged Burge victim Madison Hobley will move to collect an additional $6.5 million legal settlement with the city now that deadline has passed for the U.S. attorney's office to indict him in a 1987 arson fire.

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City will spend $1.25 million to compensate Harold Hill, who spent 12 years in prison for a rape and murder he did not commit after allegedly being beaten and coerced into a false confession by detectives working under Jon Burge.

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A jury awarded Ryan Hallet $450,000 in damages to decide the civil lawsuit brought against the off-duty police officers who assaulted him outside a Fox Lake bar.

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A Chicago City Council committee recommended paying $525,000 to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of Oscar Guzman, an autistic boy whom police allegedly chased and clubbed for no reason.

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Sam Guardino and Bedford Randolph, who claim they were beaten so badly by Chicago Police officers that the former suffered a ruptured spleen, will share a $260,000 settlement as advanced by a Chicago City Council committee.

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The city of Aurora will pay $2.65 million to Jonathan Grayson to settle a lawsuit that alleges the murder conviction for which he was wrongly imprisoned for more than 10 years was due to police coercion.

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Larry Gillard - a man who spent 25 years behind bars for a rape he did not commit, allegedly because the crime lab distorted evidence in his case - will collect a $6.3 million settlement from City of Chicago.

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Jurors awarded George Garcia $1 million in a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago over an alleged beating by an off-duty police officer.

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A federal jury delivered a $1 million verdict for South Side resident George Garcia and against the City of Chicago regarding Garcia's alleged beating at the hands of off-duty police officer Samir Oshana.

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Thirty years after a south suburban double murder that led to the notorious wrongful prosecutions of the Ford Heights Four, the Cook County Board came to a $4 million settlement for the last related civil lawsuit. It was brought on behalf of Paula Gray, who was convicted of perjury but later pardoned for her role as a prosecutorial witness.

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A jury gave Timothy Finwall $2 million for being wrongfully arrested by Chicago Police and charged with attempted kidnapping.

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Un jurado determina compensar a Alejandro Domníguez, de Waukegan, por pasar más de cuatro años en prisión por un crimen que no cometió.

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Cook County approved a $55.3 million settlement to compensate as many as 250,000 people who were strip-searched at the county jail, often in mass lineups and even if they were detained for charges as minor as traffic violations.

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The Chicago Police Department has agreed to pay $4 million to Coprez Coffie, who says police assualted him with a screwdriver.

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More than half a million people could be eligible for cash awards in a proposed $16.5 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit accusing Chicago police of mistreating suspects, city officials said.

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Eric Caine has reached a proposed $10 million settlement with the city of Chicago, having spent 25 years in prison after being beaten into a false confession by detectives working under disgraced former police Cmdr. Jon Burge.

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Four men who allegedly were tortured into confessions while in the custody of disgraced former police Cmdr. Jon Burge to get share of up to 19.8 million under tentative plan.

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A Chicago jury has awarded Lewis Borsellino $11 million in his 9-year long suit against former New York Stock Exchange President Gerald Putnam over a business partnership.

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A federal jury awarded $720,000 in damages to Crispus Booker, a Marquette Park man who was shot twice by a member of the now-disbanded Chicago police Special Operations Section.

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Cook County paid $1.35 million to the only son of Marilyn Bones, who died from internal bleeding while she was being held in a Cook County Jail cell in August 2000.

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