Manhattan Police Brutality Lawyer
Police Misconduct in Manhattan
Under the civil rights of the United States of America, law enforcement is not allowed to impose excessive force during the arresting process to detain an individual. The problem is that the law does not precisely state what constitutes excessive force during an arrest. If you or a loved one feels violated because an act of police brutality and has suffered personal injury as a result, it is important to discuss your case with a Manhattan police misconduct lawyer from our firm. At Segal & Lax, we have the resources, tools, and knowledge to develop a strong case to prove that the officer acted in an uncivil manner.
Our firm has taken on cases where clients have suffered from any of the following acts:
- Police brutality
- Correction officer abuse
- Prison guard abuse
- Excessive force
- False arrest or wrongful arrest
- Wrongful shootings
- Taser or gun injuries
- Baton or nightstick injuries
- Mental and emotional abuse
Take action against police brutality. Call (646) 798-6883 if you or a loved one has been a victim of abuse.
You Can Protect Your Rights
It can be emotionally traumatic to experience a person in uniform with the duty to protect acting in ways that are not fair or honorable. Police officers should be held accountable for their actions and the victims of police brutality deserve compensation. An act of excessive force can lead to severe injuries and even disability. Police are permitted to use force in order to control a situation; however, they are supposed to use the minimal amount required for the situation. It is important to not retaliate against their brutality, continue to comply with their requests to ensure that non-cooperation will not be used against you in a lawsuit. Wait until the encounter is over and contact a police brutality attorney from Segal & Lax.
Need a Lawyer for Police Brutality In Manhattan?
Our firm is a team of focused individuals and we work together when we take on individual's police brutality cases. We know that no two cases are the same, which is why we are diligent in adding a personal touch to each individual's case. Our firm invests in our clients' cases to optimize opportunities of obtaining high settlements. We have a reputation of success and an impressive list of great case results. If your civil rights have been violated because of police brutality, it is important to get legal assistance from a Manhattan police misconduct attorney. We may be able to help you recover compensation for the following damages:
- Medical costs
- Rehabilitative costs
- Lost wages
- Emotional and psychological hardships
- Bodily harm
- Pain and suffering
Do not suffer without fighting for the reimbursement that you deserve from the party responsible. Police misconduct in Manhattan is a large issue that needs to be regulated. Let a skilled lawyer help you build a strong case and fight for your rights.
Our firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means that you will not need to pay us until you win. If you are a victim of excessive police force in Manhattan, call Segal & Lax today at (646) 798-6883.