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
Pursuing justice for the victims of police shootings
Have you or someone you’ve known been the victim of an unjustified police shooting?
- Have you been falsely accused of pointing a weapon or being resistant?
- Have you been lied to by the police?
- Has evidence been planted to be used against you?
You are not alone. We have represented more victims of police shootings than any other firm in Chicago, and no firm’s track record can compare with ours. We have garnered a reputation that fosters the highest possible settlements for our clients.
Oftentimes, when a police officer shoots someone without justification, the police department falsely accuses the victim of having done something to provoke the shooting. These cases are extremely difficult to win, but our police brutality attorneys are willing to put in the hundreds or even thousands of hours required to win your case.
Based on extensive experience in cases involving police shootings, we have developed an effective strategy that begins with a one-on-one consultation. After meeting with you, our police brutality attorneys will assemble a team to prepare your case file, which will include:
- Expert testimony from
- Police officers
- Medical experts
- Physical scientists
- Ballistic experts
- Crime scene investigators
- Blood splatter analysis
- Bullet trajectory analysis
To learn more about our success in police shooting cases, see our Big Wins page.
Take Action Today
If you or someone you love has been hurt or killed in a police shooting, call 312-243-5900, toll-free 888-644-6459 or contact us online today to discuss your options.
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