The Steiner Law Firm, PLLC have obtained large awards in compensation for victims of police misconduct. Our combined knowledge and experience regarding police procedure, coupled with our knowledge and experience in civil injury cases, makes us the ideal firm to handle a wrongful arrest or police misconduct case.
It is our belief that bringing these cases helps lead to fairer law enforcement and just police conduct.
False Arrest, Police Brutality, and Other Misconduct
When individuals are wrongfully accused of a crime, their civil rights have been violated and they may have grounds for legal action. Police brutality, racial profiling, officer misconduct, and other forms of police misconduct can lead to wrongful arrests and false accusations. It is important that such victims receive proper legal representation in order to protect their rights.
False arrest cases can be difficult to prove, so it is important to hire an experienced lawyer who understands the legal complexities involved. A lawyer with expertise in civil rights law and criminal justice may be able to identify potential areas of liability and build a case against those responsible for the wrongful arrest. In addition, they can also help victims of false arrests seek financial compensation for any harm caused.
In many cases, victims of false arrests may have been targeted unfairly due to their race or other protected status such as gender or religious beliefs. Police officers are required by law to use reasonable force when making arrests; if this limit is exceeded, then the victim may have grounds for a civil lawsuit against the police department or individual officer(s). In some instances, an individual or group of individuals may have been wrongfully searched or have had their property unlawfully seized. In such cases, the victims may be entitled to damages under civil rights and constitutional law.
If you or a loved one has been wrongfully arrested, it is essential to seek legal help right away in order to protect your rights and ensure that justice is served. With the right lawyer by your side, you can fight for compensation and hold those responsible accountable for their actions. False arrests can cause long-term emotional damage and financial losses; obtaining proper legal representation can help make sure that those who are at fault are held accountable so that other innocent citizens do not suffer from similar injustices in the future.