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Brian P. Gainer Obtains Not Guilty Verdict in Federal Municipal Liability Case

Shareholder Brian P. Gainer obtained a not guilty verdict in a recent Chicago municipal liability case tried in federal court. Mr. Gainer defended two Chicago police officers against claims of excessive force, false arrest and malicious prosecution.  The officers in this incident heard gunshots in an area of the City’s south side, and then observed   Continue Reading »

Brian P. Gainer Earns Defense Verdict for Chicago Police Officers

Brian P. Gainer received a defense verdict for his clients, two Chicago Police Officers. The plaintiff alleged false arrest and unlawful search, and claimed emotional distress and mental anguish as a result of the arrest and for time spent in Cook County jail. The on-duty officers overheard a conversation about the sale of narcotics coming from   Continue Reading »

Johnson and Bell

Johnson and Bell