Antioch IL- Civil Rights – Worker Fired For Political Reasons

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The town of Cicero terminated Plaintiff from his job as a handyman.  Plaintiff had been an employee since 1995.  Plaintiff contended that he was fired for political reasons because he had withdrawn his support for the town president and because of his race and national origin.  Plaintiff sought damages for lost back pay and emotional… Read more »

Grayslake IL Personal Injury Attorney – Police Sued For Unlawful Entry

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Plaintiff contended that the police broke down his front door while helping his ex-girlfriend retrieve her belongings from his residence.  Plaintiff further stated that he was calling 911 when the officers grabbed his phone and smashed it, broke his necklace, beat him without provocation, maced him and used racial slurs.  Plaintiff sued for unlawful entry,… Read more »

Wauconda IL Personal Injury Attorney – Drug Dealer Losses Finger and Lawsuit

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Plaintiff was chased by Chicago police, arrested, and charged with delivery of narcotics.  During his apprehension, he sustained an injury to his finger allegedly caused by police stomping on his hand.  Defendant contended that Plaintiff was properly arrested and prosecuted, that he injured his finger while fleeing from police, and that he was given proper… Read more »

Fox Lake IL Personal Injury Attorney – Plaintiffs Sue For False Arrest

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Chicago Police came to a family owned and occupied apartment building to execute a search warrant.  Plaintiff contended that the nine Defendant officers illegally entered the residence, illegally searched their second floor apartment, arrested and/or seized each of them in the second floor apartment, seized money from their apartment and filed a false drug charge… Read more »

Ingleside Personal Injury Attorney – False Arrest and Excessive Force results in Not Guilty

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Plaintiff alleged that he was falsely arrested and charged with drug possession.  He also claimed excessive force causing him to sustain scrapes, bruises, and exacerbation of a preexisting back injury.  The defense contended that the Plaintiff was in an alley known for narcotic sales and he attempted to flee when approached by the police.  In… Read more »

Wauconda, IL Personal Injury Attorney – Railroad Switchman Suffers Disabling Back Injury

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Plaintiff, railroad switchman, suffered a disabling back injury when the track switch he was operating suddenly jerked toward him.  He sustained lumbar spine injuries resulting in L40S1 fusion, subsequent revision surgery, and depression. The switch at issues was reported by employees as being difficult to operate and in need of repair on multiple occasions prior… Read more »