Rare legal settlements demand officers pay too
Man who spent 27 years in prison exonerated of friend’s murder
Wrongfully convicted man awarded record amount
Alleged police-torture victim tastes freedom
Freed prisoner enjoys ‘first day of the rest of my life’
Ruling Tosses Parts of City Disorderly Conduct Law: Activists Sued After Being Arrested for Leafleting Near Armed Forces Recruiting Booth
Paraplegic claims indicted cops ridiculed him
Family of autistic boy sues city, police board
Man freed by clemency act: ‘I can breathe’
Cop accused of hitting handcuffed teen
Lawsuit claims cops lied about crash that killed 8-year-old
Clout-heavy contractor to pay $12 million in fraud settlement
Man imprisoned for nearly 25 years certified innocent
Exonerated man is taking Burge to court
Cops review time in custody: Ex-suspect’s suit says city police aren’t adhering to 48-hour limit
Glenview police board fires cop accused of lying at trial
Police brutality and excessive force trial attorneys
In recent years, no law firm in Chicago has been more successful in litigating police brutality and police misconduct cases than Loevy & Loevy. In fact, we have litigated more than twice as many excessive-use-of-force cases as any other firm in Chicago, and this experience allows our attorneys to better serve our clients. Our civil rights trial lawyers have secured numerous jury verdicts of more than $1 million for our excessive force clients, as well as scores of police brutality settlements totaling millions of dollars.
If you have been the victim of police brutality in Illinois or anywhere in the nation, it is critical to have an experienced civil rights law firm on your side with the resources to fully pursue your case. For a free initial consultation with a seasoned civil rights lawyer, contact us today.
For more information on our success in police brutality cases, see our Big Wins page.
Recoveries for all damages due to police brutality
We are not simply looking for quick settlements and obvious cases of police brutality and excessive force. Unlike most civil rights law firms, we also take on plenty of meritorious but “small” cases. Just because a person did not suffer broken bones or permanent damage as a result of the brutality, it does not mean their suffering is not worthy of an aggressive pursuit of justice. Sometimes, the worst damages in police brutality cases are emotional. These cases may not result in as many lucrative settlements or verdicts, but they are still an important part of our philosophy to right wrongs and make sure justice is served.
Representation beyond Chicago
Many of our cases are against the City of Chicago, but we also handle significant cases throughout Illinois and around the nation.
Take Action Today
If you have been the victim of police brutality, regardless of where you are, call 312-243-5900, toll-free 888-644-6459 or contact us online to arrange a free initial consultation.
Topic: Police Misconduct
MILWAUKEE – Late yesterday the family of Sylville K. Smith, a young man and father fatally shot by former police officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown August 13, 2016, finalized a record $4 million settlement with the City of Milwaukee. It is the largest pre-trial settlement of a police shooting case in Milwaukee and Wisconsin history. In addition… Read More
Man Sues State’s Attorney Karen Donnelly and Ottawa Police Department Officers Who Tried to Frame Him
Kenneth Cusick Maliciously Prosecuted For Supposedly Causing His Wife’s Death OTTAWA, IL – Kenneth Cusick, whose investigation and prosecution for the supposed murder of his then-wife dragged out for over a decade, today filed a federal lawsuit against LaSalle County State’s Attorney Karen Donnelly, Ottawa Police Captain Dave Gualandri, Former LaSalle County Coroner Jody Bernard, … Read More