Police are tasked with a very dangerous job, but they still must follow the rules when apprehending suspects and interacting with civilians. If they fail to do so, false arrest, injury or wrongful death may result. If the police violated your civil rights, it’s important to find out about your options.
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The attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P., have experience with cases of police brutality. Our lawyers are prepared to hold individuals and the city accountable for acts of police misconduct. Call our office today at 212.406.1700 for a free consultation with our New York police brutality attorneys.
Results include $6 million in a peace officer shooting and $5 million in a police shooting.*What Happens When Police Violate Civil Rights?
Unnecessary or excessive use of force are common civilian complaints against police officers, prison guards and other law enforcement personnel. These complaints frequently involve issues such as:
- False arrest
- Excessive force
- Use of Tasers or stun guns
- Death while in police custody
- Sexual assault
- Physical assault
- Attack by police dogs
- Stop and frisk
If you or a loved one was subjected to police brutality or misconduct, you may be entitled to compensation for the damage done to you. We represent people who have suffered injuries such as concussions and brain injuries, broken bones, eye injuries, psychological trauma, and neck and back injuries. We also have considerable experience with wrongful death lawsuits against the city.Call a New York City Attorney if You are a Victim of Excessive Force by NYPD
Our attorneys and staff will investigate the incident that caused your injuries and seek compensation from the liable parties. To make an appointment, please call 212.406.1700 or contact us online.
*Prior results cannot and do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter, including yours, in which a lawyer or law firm may be retained. Verdicts are subject to reduction and modification on appeal.