Excessive force and false arrest
Are you a victim of police misconduct?
The United States Constitution requires that federal, state, and local police officials refrain from making false arrests and that they use only reasonable amounts of force. A federal law, 42 U.S.C. § 1983, allows individuals whose constitutional rights have been violated by federal, state, and local government officials to seek compensation in court. I represent individuals who have been falsely arrested and individuals who have been subjected to excessive force, including victims of police shootings, assaults, pepper spray, and tasers.
If you believe your constitutional rights have been violated, use my online form or call 888-764-4141 for a free consultation.
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Topic of the Week
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For the employed, the lingering fear of potential job loss can stop you from speaking your mind in the workplace. This week: do's and don'ts for being more courageous at work.
Blog of the Week
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Thought for the Week
"The worse the news, the more effort should go into communicating it."
List of the Week
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