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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.

 

 

Loevy Blog

Topic: Police Misconduct

Activist Who Helped Force Release of Laquan McDonald Video Sues for All Videos of Harith “Snoop” Augustus Shooting

CPD is refusing to release any further videos despite releasing its version of events and a partial edited video. CHICAGO – Civil rights activist William Calloway this morning sued the Chicago Police to compel the public release of all videos of the July 14th police shooting of South Shore barber Harith “Snoop” Augustus. CPD has… Read More

Jury awards $17 million to man framed by Chicago cops for 1988 murder

Jacques Rivera spent 21 years wrongfully imprisoned after he was framed by notorious Chicago Detective Reynaldo Guevara. Jacques Rivera hunched forward at the courtroom table Friday and pressed his forehead to the fingertips of his folded hands, whispering a prayer as the jury filed in. When the verdict was read — more than $17 million… Read More