Manhattan Excessive Force Lawyers
The Experience You Need for Claims Against the City
When a police officer or other law enforcement personnel use excessive
force, civilians, suspects and prisoners can suffer
catastrophic or fatal injuries. In cases such as these, injury victims and their families may be entitled
to compensation from the city. To obtain a successful verdict or settlement
in an excessive force case, you need a law firm with the trial experience
to take on the city and its attorneys.
The lawyers at
Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P., are experienced with
police brutality claims, officer misconduct claims and additional claims against the New
York City government. We represent individuals who are injured by excessive
force as well as families that have lost loved ones to
wrongful death caused by officers using excessive force.
Call Us to Learn How We Can Help
Our cases are taken on a contingency fee basis. If we accept your case,
there is no fee unless we recover damages for you. For a
free consultation with our New York personal injury attorneys, please call (212) 406-1700 or
contact us online.
What Can Happen When Police Use Excessive Force?
Excessive force is generally defined as an amount of force beyond the need
and circumstances of a situation and which is unjustified by the circumstances.
The use of excessive force or false imprisonment by law enforcement can
result in serious or fatal injuries such as:
Excessive force by a police officer may be a violation of your civil rights.
We will investigate the incident and hold the negligent parties accountable
for their actions. You may be entitled to collect damages for your medical
bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
Bringing a lawsuit against the police and the city is an extremely complex
matter that is beyond the abilities of many law firms. Our attorneys have
experience in these types of cases, however, and are prepared to help you.
Example of a Gunshot Wound
Pictured above is a real chart of the damage inflicted on one of our client's
knees as a result of a gunshot. While the shot didn't kill our client,
it inflicted serious damage on the structure of the knee. We successfully
filed suit on this client's behalf.
New York Police Brutality Attorneys
To make an appointment, please call (212) 406-1700. Your consultation is free.