Paralyzed Man Brutalized by Chicago Police

In 2008, attorney Blake Horwitz represented Daniel Casares, who is a quadriplegic, in a lawsuit filed in federal court after his civil rights were violated by multiple Chicago police officers. As described by the Chicago Tribune, several officers brutalized Mr. Casares but then lied about the ...

7th Circuit Reverses: Wrongfully Convicted Man Can Sue

In 2019, The Blake Horwitz Law Firm earned a reversal from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals for client Walter Goudy, a man suing investigators and prosecutors after spending 16 years behind bars for a wrongful murder conviction. As originally reported on in the Herald Bulletin, Mr. Goudy ...

$49,000 Settlement for College of DuPage Student Beaten by Cops in Class

In 2015, The Blake Horwitz Law Firm filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of Jackie Pazera against the College of DuPage and two campus police officers for violating Ms. Pazera’s civil rights by using excessive force and falsely imprisoning her when she was a student at the college.  The case ...

Settlement Reached with Schaumburg for Actions of Corrupt Cops

In 2015, The Blake Horwitz Law Firm earned a $30,000 settlement for three clients, the Abel family, who were victims to a group of corrupt Schaumburg police officers. According to the American Bar Association Journal, this was the 10th lawsuit the Village of Schaumburg has settled since the ...