$5 Million Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Special Needs Student for Sexual Assault

On February 3, 2020, The Blake Horwitz Law Firm filed suit on behalf of a special needs student and his family against the Cunningham Children’s Home, the Circle Academy, and Allyssa Gustafson seeking $5 million for multiple instances of sexual assault. As reported by The News-Gazette, in 2019, ...

The Blake Horwitz Law Firm Seeks $25 Million from Barrington School District for Special Needs Student Sexually Assaulted by Teacher

On February 3, 2020, The Blake Horwitz Law Firm filed suit against  Barrington Community Unit School District 220 seeking $25 million dollars on behalf of John Doe, who was sexually assaulted over thirty  times by his now-deceased special education teacher, Susan Maylahn. As reported by The ...

Record $8 Million Settlement Reached with Chicago Archdiocese for Child Sex Abuse

In March of 2019, The Blake Horwitz Law Firm reached an $8 million dollar out-of-court settlement with the Chicago Archdiocese on behalf of John Doe, who as a minor was sexually assaulted numerous times by former Reverend John Calicott. As reported by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, this ...