The Blake Horwitz Law Firm Files Coronavirus Whistle Blower Case Against Northwestern Memorial Hospital

On March 18th, Lauri Mazurkiewicz, a nurse at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, sent an email to fellow employees warning that the hospital’s masks were unsafe for treating patients with COVID-19. Despite servicing COVID-19 patients for several days, the hospital adopted a policy explicitly ...

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Tribune: Horwitz, leading civil rights attorney, representing local business

 “Blue Island restaurant owner claims business was closed due to city discrimination” by: Dana Kozlov                             CBS Chicago Blue Island Mayor Domingo Vargas endured more than an hour of intense public criticism on three different issues Tuesday night. Citizens and ...

Nurse wins false arrest case – $78K

Lisa Hofstra Settles with City for $78K: Nurse Handcuffed by Cop for not Drawing Blood on Command May 3, 2010                                        The Huffington Post   A nurse who was handcuffed by a Chicago Police Officer when she […]

Chicago Police act like terrorists – Homan Square fiasco

March 20, 2015 by: Spencer Ackerman and Jenn Stanley              The Guardian Chicago police officers followed and yelled “that they were watching” two men whom they “essentially kidnapped” at Homan Square, according to the first federal civil-rights lawsuit to stem ...

Family files lawsuit for drowning at pool against public officials at Blue Island

Family files lawsuit over Blue Island drowning July 08, 2010 By: Cynthia Dizikes, Chicago Tribune The family of a Calumet Township trustee who apparently drowned during an after-hours pool party organized by Blue Island Park District officials last month has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit ...