At Sivin, Miller & Roche LLP, we understand the devastating impact that police misconduct can have on individuals and their families. Our dedicated team of police misconduct lawyers is committed to seeking justice for victims and holding law enforcement officers accountable for their actions.
Oftentimes, people feel they have been unlawfully treated by police, but they aren’t certain. If you have experienced any of the following, you may have a case against police:
In the aftermath of police misconduct, victims are often left with physical, emotional, and financial burdens. Pursuing a legal case can lead to compensation for these damages, providing relief and accountability. Below, we explore the various types of damages that can be pursued in a police misconduct case.
Compensatory damages are intended to restore the victim to the state they were in before the misconduct occurred. These damages can be quantified and include:
Special damages are awarded for specific, out-of-pocket expenses that can be calculated and proven.
Punitive damages are awarded to punish the defendant for egregious conduct and deter similar future behavior.
Nominal damages are small amounts awarded when a violation occurred, but significant harm wasn’t proven.
Our firm has a proven track record of success in representing clients who have suffered due to police misconduct. We have experience in cases involving excessive force, false arrest, police shootings, malicious prosecution, and wrongful convictions. Our police misconduct lawyers meticulously investigate each case, gathering evidence and building a strong legal strategy to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
With decades of experience, our police misconduct lawyers have the experience to navigate complex legal processes, ensuring that victims’ voices are heard and their rights are protected.
Every case is unique, and we provide personalized attention to understand the intricacies of each client’s situation. Our police misconduct lawyer will work closely with you, offering support and guidance throughout the legal process.
We are passionate advocates for our clients. Our team fights tirelessly to secure justice and compensation for victims of police misconduct.
The aftermath of a civil rights violation can be a traumatic and disheartening experience. Whether it’s a case of police misconduct, police brutality, discrimination, or another form of injustice, it’s crucial to take immediate steps to protect yourself and your legal rights. Here’s a comprehensive guide on what to do after your rights have been violated.
Taking immediate and appropriate actions after your rights have been violated is crucial in seeking justice and compensation for the injustice you’ve endured. Remember, you don’t have to go through this alone – seeking legal assistance is a pivotal step in ensuring that your rights are upheld and the violators are held accountable.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of police misconduct, it is crucial to seek legal representation immediately. Our police misconduct lawyers are ready to evaluate your case, inform you of your rights, and outline the steps to seek justice. We are committed to ensuring that law enforcement officers are held accountable for their actions, and we will fight relentlessly to secure the compensation and justice you deserve.
Contact Sivin, Miller & Roche LLP today for a free consultation with a skilled police misconduct lawyer. Let us be your advocates in the pursuit of justice.
Police misconduct encompasses a variety of inappropriate or illegal actions including excessive force, false arrest, racial profiling, intimidation, harassment, and the violation of civil rights.
Document the incident, collect witness information, seek medical attention if required, and consult with a police misconduct lawyer to explore your legal options.
Yes, complaints can be filed with the Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) or directly with the NYPD. It’s also advisable to seek legal advice.
Gathering evidence such as photographs, videos, witness statements, and medical records is crucial. A skilled lawyer can assist in collecting and presenting this evidence effectively.
Victims of police misconduct can sue for damages. Working with an experienced police misconduct lawyer is essential to navigate the legal complexities.
Compensation may cover medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and punitive damages, depending on the severity and impact of the misconduct.
There are specific time limits, known as the statute of limitations, for filing a lawsuit. Immediate consultation with a police misconduct lawyer ensures your case is filed within the required timeframe.
Several organizations offer support, resources, and advocacy for victims. A lawyer can also guide you to appropriate support networks.
We provide comprehensive legal services, including consultation, investigation, evidence gathering, and aggressive representation in court to seek justice and compensation for victims.
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