Mitchell W. Horwitz Presents at the Illinois State Apprenticeship Conference

The Illinois State Apprenticeship Conference wrapped up last week. In attendance were numerous union locals and their members. Mitchell W. Horwitz was asked to speak at the conference on the topic of workplace injuries due to his extensive knowledge on injured workers’ rights and Illinois workers’ compensation laws. Unfortunately, the trades account for a large percentage of work-related injuries…

105 Years of Workers’ Compensation in Illinois

105 Years of Workers’ Compensation By Marc A. Perper The year 2016 marks the 105th anniversary of the enactment of the first Workers’ Compensation law in the United States. Wisconsin passed the first work comp legislation, followed by Illinois the same year. A centennial commission was established to commemorate the 100th anniversary of work comp in…

The Horwitz Brothers – They’re Far Smarter Than the Average Bear – and Lawyer

LeadingLawyers Magazine recently published their Consumer Edition for 2016, featuring an article on Clifford and Mitchell Horwitz! The article titled, “The Horwitz Brothers – They’re Far Smarter Than the Average Bear – and Lawyer” takes a look into the development of not only the brothers’ unique focuses in injury and workers’ compensation law, but also…

What Juries Do Not Know – The Truth About Insurance And Trial Lawyers

What Juries Do Not Know 99% of trials in personal injury cases are about insurance.  What juries do not know, is that the true battle is between the injured individual and the insurance carrier who represents an individual or corporation who is being sued.  The jury is led to believe that the Defendant is an individual…

Two Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ Attorneys Named to 2016 Best Lawyers® in America List

  Chicago, IL, United States — Tuesday, September 22, 2015 — Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates is pleased to announce that two lawyers have been named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the…

Cliff Horwitz Talks Patrick Kane on the Kap and Haugh Show

On Friday, August 7, 2015, Clifford Horwitz spoke on the Kap and Haugh Show (Comcast SportsNet), hosted by Chicago’s very own – Dave Kaplan and Dave Haugh. The talk was focused towards understanding the recent allegations of Chicago Blackhawk star, Patrick Kane, from a legal (civil law) perspective. Your browser does not support iframes. This…

Michael Wierzbicki Named Member of National Association of Distinguished Council

Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates Partner Named Member of National Association of Distinguished Council Michael T. Wierzbicki, of Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, Ltd., has been selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.  NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards…

Man of Steel – Ironworker and Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer, Jay Luchsinger

*Note: This story originally appeared in the June 23, 2014 issue of the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin. Man of steel Ironworker represents his union brethren as plaintiffs in personal injury cases By Jack Silverstein Law Bulletin staff writer Jay R. Luchsinger knew he was ready to start his law career the moment he was nearly…

Horwitz Recovers Record $5.745 million Jury Verdict for Local 10 Carpenter

Experienced Chicago Personal Injury Lawyers Chicago personal injury lawyers (from left to right: Jay Luchsinger, Clifford Horwitz, and Michael Carter from Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates) at the Jury Verdict Reporter Trial Lawyer Excellence Awards in 2013 where they received the award for the largest non-death compensatory personal injury verdict in Illinois history. The Prime Contractor Claimed…

Chicago Personal Injury Law Firm, Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates Files Lawsuit Against the CTA Claiming Several Privacy Laws Violated

According to a lawsuit filed by Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is being charged with secretly filming at least five employees – both men and women – in areas where they can change from their street clothes into their work clothes. The suit claims that privacy laws were violated. CTA managers admit to…