$2.75 Million Settlement for Family of Deceased Inmate

In 2017, The Blake Horwitz Law Firm successfully represented a deceased inmate’s estate in a lawsuit against Lake County, Indiana that settled for $2.75 million. As originally reported by the Chicago Tribune, Gregory Smith suffered a heart attack when he was an inmate in Lake County Jail in ...

$1.8 Million Settlement for Family of Man Who Died in Police Vehicle

In 2002, attorney Blake Horwitz earned a $1.8 million settlement from the City of Chicago for the family of Juan Vega, a man who died while being held in a police van.  As originally reported by the Chicago Tribune, Chicago police officers took Mr. Vega into custody in 2000 for being ...