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PRISON SENTENCE COMMUTED BY GOV. J.B. PRITZKER

By Tamara Holder |

April 7, 2020 Today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker granted clemency for our client and commuted his sentence. He’s going home! Our client was just 14 years old when he was charged as an adult for a gun-sale-gone-bad involving his adult cousin and a man who was attempting to purchase an illegal firearm. He was… Read More »

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NORTHSHORE SAYS IT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR GYNECOLOGIST’S SEXUAL ABUSES

By Tamara Holder |

NorthShore University HealthSystem claims, in a recently filed a motion to dismiss, that it is not liable for its gynecologist, Fabio Ortega, who is accused of sexually abusing numerous patients, and who has since has been indicted. The motion stems from a lawsuit filed by one of its trusting female patients (Jane Doe 2)… Read More »

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Swedish Covenant Hospital sued by 2 female patients alleging gynecologist sexual abuse

By Tamara Holder |

In December 2019, our firm filed two lawsuits against Swedish Covenant Lawsuit on behalf of former female patients who allege they were sexually abused by gynecologist Fabio Ortega. Ortega has since been indicted for sexually abusing two other patients while he was an OBGYN at NorthShore University HealthSystem. According to one woman’s complaint: During… Read More »

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Attorney Tamara Holder sues NorthShore University HealthSystem on behalf of 5 women for gynecologist Fabio Ortega sexual assault

By Tamara Holder |

Chicago-based attorney Tamara Holder has now filed suit against NorthShore University System on behalf of five female patients who were “examined” Fabio Ortega at clinics in Skokie and Lincolnwood, as well as at Evanston Hospital. Attorney Holder’s first client filed suit in January of 2019. As a result of that filing, additional women have… Read More »

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Jane Doe 3 speaks out about sexual abuse by NorthShore’s gynecologist Fabio Ortega

By Tamara Holder |

Jane Doe 3, and her husband, filed suit this week against NorthShore University HealthSystem and Fabio Ortega, the gynecologist she alleges sexually assaulted her.

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More lawsuits against NorthShore University HealthSystem alleging sexual abuse by gynecologist Fabio Ortega

By Tamara Holder |

This week, our firm filed additional lawsuits against NorthShore University HealthSystem and gynecologist Fabio Ortega. Ortega worked at clinics in Skokie, Evanston, Lincolnwood, and Evanston Hospital, and potentially other hospitals including Highland Park. The Chicago Tribune reported some information about the new lawsuits: At least three of the women in the new lawsuits came… Read More »

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Pardon Granted! Domestic Battery, Fleeing and Eluding Police

By Tamara Holder |

On January 19, 2019, outgoing Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner granted our client clemency. This client was just one of 30 pardons granted by Governor Rauner. (Another client also received clemency in this batch!) Our client was convicted of two offenses: Fleeing and eluding a police officer, 40 years prior, and, domestic battery, 20 years… Read More »

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PATIENT SEXUAL ASSAULT: NorthShore University HealthSystem & gynecologist Dr. Fabio Ortega sued

By Tamara Holder |

This week, The Law Firm of Tamara N. Holder filed suit against NorthShore University HealthSystem and gynecologist Dr. Fabio Ortega. Here is the article in the Chicago Tribune. Our complaint alleges the OBGYN groomed our client, and used his position of trust to sexually assault her during an exam. She believed the exam was… Read More »

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Tamara Holder’s clients receive clemency from Governor Bruce Rauner

By Tamara Holder |

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner granted clemency, in the form of a pardon with authorization to expunge, to two of Tamara Holder’s clients today! Both clients had retained Ms. Holder for their initial filings and both were denied by then-Governor Pat Quinn. One client was convicted of Burglary in the 80s. Another client was convicted… Read More »

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Tamara Holder interviewed for “The Scarlet Letter Reports,” with host Amanda Knox

By Tamara Holder |

Watch this episode of The Scarlet Letter Reports¬†here After the incident, Holder struggled with what to do; if she spoke out, others warned, she could lose her career in television. She worked in silence for as long as she could but eventually she couldn’t take it anymore. “I wasn’t okay,” Holder says; “I was… Read More »

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