Tortious Law and Econ – An Automobile Accident Example

Tort comes from a French word that means injury. Tortious law from an economical point of view covers situations when the transaction cost of bargaining is too high for both parties to agree in advance. What do I mean by agree in advance? Two economists, Robert Cooter and Thomas Ulen, state tort law is; “the…

Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Baby Safe in the Winter

Tip 1 Dress Your Kids in Layers For the kiddos, our first tip is to dress them in layers. It’s easy to remove layers, but it’s not easy to add them (especially if you forgot them at home). For smaller children and babies, a rule of thumb is to add an extra layer of clothing…

Winter Tips for Staying Warm While Working Outdoors

The temperatures are dropping and workers and laborers of all kinds still work outside in the cold every day. Layering clothing is necessary during this time of year to stay warm and dry. In general, the rule of thumb for working in a cold environment is to get lots of insulation between you and the environment…

Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Earns Better Business Bureau Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago, IL- November 14, 2013 –  Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates is pleased to announce that the Better Business Bureau has honored Horwitz Horwitz and Associates, Ltd with an A+ rating, the highest rating it can bestow. “Accreditation in the BBB is by invitation only,” says Steve J. Bernas, president & CEO of…

Throw Back Thursday! Who is this Former Ironworker?

Horwitz Horwitz and Associates attorney, Jay Luchsinger, is a third-generation journeyman structural ironworker and a 35-year member of Ironworkers Local #1 in Chicago. For 15 years Jay worked as an ironworker helping build mines, mills, factories, bridges, schools and high-rises in Chicago, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Colorado. While in law school in the 1980s, Jay spent…

CBS Coverage: Clifford Horwitz Discusses CTA’s Firing of 4 Workers

On CBS News, Clifford Horwitz discusses CTA’s firing of 4 workers who were allegedly illegally videotaped while in a dressing room by the CTA The CTA has fired four employees caught on tape by secret surveillance cameras in rooms where employees changed clothes. Cliff Horwitz represents three of those fired in an invasion of privacy…

Employees Accuse CTA of Placing Cameras in Changing Room

Exclusive CBS Coverage: CBS interviews Cliff Horwitz on the alleged CTA’s invasion of employee’s privacy. The CTA allegedly placed hidden cameras in the locker rooms of the male and female employees. These cameras allegedly caught employees changing their clothes. Cliff has been retained to prosecute this surprising and almost unbelievable story of government intrusion. For…

Horwitz Trial Team Receives 2013 "Trial Lawyer Excellence Award" from the Jury Verdict Reporter for Record-Setting $64 Million Verdict

CHICAGO. October 16, 2013 – The Cook County Jury Verdict awarded Clifford Horwitz, Jay Luchsinger and Michael Carter the prestigious Trial Lawyer Excellence award at the 2013 Jury Verdict Reporter Awards Ceremony. The JVR awards are presented annually by the Jury Verdict Reporter, a division of Law Bulletin Publishing Company, and recognize trial lawyers for…

Leading Lawyers: 4 Partners at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates

We congratulate Clifford Horwitz, Mitchell Horwitz, Jay Luchsinger, and Marc Perper, four partners at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates, who have been honored by their peers as Leading Lawyers, a distinction earned by fewer than five percent of all lawyers licensed to practice law in Illinois. Mitch Horwitz, who leads the workers’ compensation team was named…

LeadingLawyers – Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates

Leading Lawyers Magazine Since 1924, the Horwitz family of distinguished trial attorneys has continued a tradition begun by grandfather Jacob W. Horwitz, and then his son Andrew J. Horwitz, representing individuals against corporate wrongdoers and insurance companies who routinely attempt to take advantage of those who have been injured. Clifford and Mitchell Horwitz are third-generation…