Loevy & Loevy Forces FBI To Produce Files On Convicted Chicago Cop


In 2013, Chicago police officer Ronald Watts pled guilty to demanding protection payoffs for years from drug dealers in the Ida B. Wells public housing complex. Watts is currently serving time in federal prison. Watts’ conduct was called a “betrayal” and “unconscionable” by the judge who sentenced him. Despite the deplorable nature of Watts’ conduct,… Read More

Settlement Strategies in the Midst of Police Brutality Incidents


Eric Garner’s death has focused the nation’s attention to issues of racial bias and police brutality.  Somewhat muted by the loud calls for the reworking of the entire criminal justice system is Garner’s family’s call for justice.  While nothing will bring back Garner, his family searches for justice from New York City, the city and… Read More

False Claims Act Case against Medical College of Wisconsin gets $840k Settlement


On January 9, 2015, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin announced that it had intervened in and settled a False Claims Act lawsuit filed by Dr. Ganesh Elangovan. As part of the settlement, Medical College of Wisconsin agreed to pay the United States $840,000 to resolve allegations that it violated… Read More

Professor Sues Colorado State University President for Censorship

President Retaliated Against Timothy McGettigan for Criticizing Proposed Cuts, Alleging Financial Mismanagement DENVER, January 14, 2015 – A professor at Colorado State University-Pueblo filed a federal civil rights suit today against Colorado State University President Lesley DiMare and CSUS Board of Governors for violating his 1st Amendment freedoms by cutting off his email access in… Read More

School District Pays Nearly $150K To Parent Banned From School Board Meetings


A federal court in Vermont recently found that a local school board in Vermont violated the right to free speech under the First Amendment and to due process under the Fourteenth Amendment by banning a parent from attending local school board meetings for two years. The parties then reached a settlement of nearly $150,000. Unfortunately,… Read More