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PROVEN RESULTS 

Our attorneys have won their clients over $25M


$5M settlement from the Illinois State Police and the Village of Dixmoor to Shainne Sharp, a member of the Dixmoor 5, who was wrongfully convicted of rape and murder.
https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2014/06/25/dixmoor-5-settle-lawsuit-against-state-police-for-40m/

 

$3.25M settlement to Jane Doe plaintiff who was raped by two other detainees in a jail cell while in the custody of the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.

https://chicago.cbslocal.com/2017/11/15/3-25m-jail-cell-rape-settlement/

 

$2.3M settlement in the case of a 16 year old who was shot and wounded by a Chicago Police Officer after Ms. Maisuria discovered City lawyers were hiding evidence. 

https://chicago.suntimes.com/2018/4/18/18399925/city-council-approves-2-3m-settlement-to-jaquise-evans

https://topverdict.com/lists/2018/illinois/50-settlements

https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-police-shooting-evidence-withheld-lawyers-say/48872/ 

 

$1.35M jury verdict for the family of Kenneth Elrod, who was shot and killed by an off-duty Chicago police officer following a bar fight.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/kenneth-elrod-lawsuit-fam_n_1273487 

 

$1,03M jury verdict for the family of Kajuan Raye, who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer with disciplinary problems

https://wgntv.com/news/family-of-19-year-old-shot-killed-by-chicago-police-officer-awarded-1m/

 

$2.2M settlement for the family of Paul O’Neal, Jr., an 18 year old who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer following a car pursuit

https://www.chicagotribune.com/politics/ct-chicago-police-city-council-settlements-20200903-5galsxo5tvcc7krljm25rztbza-story.html

 

$1.25M settlement for the family of Jamari Dent, who died in 2021 following a suicide attempt due to alleged emotional and physical abuse by Chicago Public Schools staff and students. https://chicago.suntimes.com/education/2021/10/25/22745541/jamari-dent-dead-cps-public-school-settlement-suicide-bully-teirra-black.

 

$205K settlement to three plaintiffs who alleged they were unlawfully strip searched by Chicago police officers during a traffic stop.

https://www.thedailyline.com/finance-committee-ok_s-_205k-settlement-asks-to-see-video-footage

$2M settlement to the family of man who alleged lack of care during drug withdrawal by DuPage County jail staff led to their loved one’s death. 

https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/ct-dupage-county-jail-suit-0206-20160205-story.html

$215K settlement for family of 9 year old student who alleged he was choked and strangled by CPS educator who then dragged him headfirst down the stairs on video.

https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-public-schools-cps-physical-force-lawsuit-students-student-files-against/6690993/


$185K settlement for family of 9 year old student who alleged he was choked and strangled by CPS educator who had multiple allegations of abuse in his past.

https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-public-schools-cps-physical-force-lawsuit-students-student-files-against/6690993/

$350k settlement for family whose loved one died in Chicago Police custody following allegations of excessive force and unlawful police restraint.

 

$100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged he was unlawfully tased during a traffic stop.

$100K settlement for  plaintiff who alleged Chicago police officer intentionally slammed his face into a police car and then failed to obtain him the necessary medical attention

 

$100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged he was attacked by lockup keepers and suffered physical injury while in custody.

 

$100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged he was the victim of excessive force by Chicago police

$100K settlement for man who accused Chicago police officers of an unlawful strip search and cavity search. 

 

$100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged he was victim of excessive force during arrest

 

$220K judgment for plaintiff who alleged he was physically attacked by police and suffered a broken jaw while being processed post-arrest

$100K settlement for  plaintiff who alleged he was physically attacked by detention aides in lockup.

$100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged he was the victim of excessive force by Chicago police officers.

$100K judgment in favor of two plaintiffs and against City of Chicago where plaintiffs alleged claims of illegal seizure, excessive force, and malicious prosecution.

$200K settlement for plaintiff who alleged he was the victim of excessive force by a Morris police officer.

$100K settlement for a Chicago plaintiff who alleged claims of illegal search and seizure and false arrest.

$100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged claims of false arrest, excessive force, and malicious prosecution against a Chicago Police Officer and Illinois State Trooper. 

$100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged claims of false arrest, excessive force, and malicious prosecution following the execution of a search warrant. 

$100K settlement for a Chicago plaintiff who alleged claims of excessive force and unlawful seizure.

$100K settlement for two Chicago plaintiffs who alleged claims of false arrest, unlawful search, and malicious prosecution.

$100K settlement for Chicago plaintiff who alleged claims of false arrest, unlawful search and seizure, and malicious prosecution.

 $100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged she was the victim of excessive force by a police officer during a protest. 

$100K settlement for plaintiff who alleged he was the victim of excessive force by Chicago police department employees.

*Additional settlements and jury verdicts awarding damages under 100K have not been included in this list. 

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