Chicago Police Sued for Refusing to Disclose Extent of Cell Phone Spying


Privacy activist Freddy Martinez sued the Chicago Police Department today to force release of records showing the extent of its use of sophisticated spying equipment that can trick residents’ and visitors’ cell phones into transmitting personal information to the police.  The Freedom of Information Act suit also aims to discover whether the CPD has any… Read More

Gretchen Helfrich Joins Loevy & Loevy


Loevy & Loevy is pleased to announce that Gretchen Helfrich has joined the firm as an attorney. She will focus her practice on police misconduct. Ms. Helfrich brings to the firm years of litigation experience. Ms. Helfrich spent five years at Mayer Brown, LLC as a litigation associate. Prior to entering the law, Ms. Helfrich… Read More

New York State Medical Practice Group Agrees To Pay $1.3 Million to the Federal Government.

Cardiovascular Specialists, P.C., d/b/a New York Heart Center (NYHC), has agreed to pay the government $1,336,636.98 plus interest to settle allegations that it participated in fraudulent practices in violation of the federal False Claims Act and the Stark Law.  The NYHC is a nine physician cardiology practice with offices throughout upstate New York.  The United… Read More