Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

Chicago, IL, United States, September 12, 2018 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Horwitz Horwitz & Associates has been ranked in the 2019 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 2 practice areas. Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive…

Clifford W. Horwitz Receives 2017 JVR Trial Lawyer Excellence Award

On October 26, 2017, nearly 300 trial attorneys and Illinois judges attended the 8th Annual Awards for Trial Lawyer Excellence hosted by the Jury Verdict Reporter, a division of Law Bulletin Media. The by-invitation-only event at the Peninsula Chicago recognized the outstanding achievements of 30 professions from sides of the trial bar in civil litigation….

Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms”

Chicago, IL, United States, November 1, 2017 — U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the eighth consecutive year, announce the “Best Law Firms” rankings. Horwitz Horwitz & Associates has been ranked in the 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list and regionally in 2 practice areas. Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive…

Practice Tips: Cross Examination of a Safety Expert

Horwitz Horwitz & Associates’ trial attorney and Partner, Jay Luchsinger, submitted a cross examination for an article in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) Journal. The cross examination Jay submitted was from a case involving a structural ironworker who fell while setting structural steel on a warehouse in Illinois. The plaintiff fell head first, approximately…

National Association of Distinguished Council Selects Two Attorneys at Horwitz Horwitz & Associates

We are proud to congratulate both Clifford Horwitz and Michael Wierzbicki on their selection to the Nation’s Top One Percent, a list comprised by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. The National Association of Distinguished Counsel is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence – its mission is to objectively recognize…

The Famous McDonald’s Hot Coffee Lawsuit

Insurance companies attempting to deprive millions of justice in court rooms The McDonald’s coffee case is flaunted as the poster child for “frivolous lawsuits”. Insurance companies and corporations pushing tort reform commonly rally behind and argue the legal system is “out of control”. The insurance companies spend millions promoting misconceptions about tort cases to promote…

Dashboard Cameras and Personal Injury Claims

As the Illinois General Assembly explains, accident victims have the right to pursue compensation from the negligent drivers who caused their injuries. However, claimants must tie their injuries to the accident and demonstrate liability. This may require eyewitness testimonies, police reports, doctors’ records, photographs and other evidence, which your accident attorney can aid in gathering. If…

Five Horwitz Horwitz & Associates Attorneys Named to 2017 Best Lawyers® List

Chicago, IL, United States — Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates is pleased to announce that five lawyers have been named to the 2017 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, 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 profession, the…

Common Truck Accident Injuries in Illinois

Due to their size and weight, trucks are involved in some of the most traumatic crashes in the United States. These collisions killed more than 4,000 people in 2013, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Most of these victims were occupants in passenger vehicles. If you were injured by a negligent truck driver…

Common Brain Injuries from Automobile Accidents

Many people underestimate the force of a car accident until they experience one firsthand. In addition to the property damage, an unexpected jolt to the neck or blow to the head can cause lifelong disabilities or worse. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, car crashes are responsible for more than 14 percent…