Did The Pennsylvania PD Use Excessive Force Against You?
When making an arrest, police are allowed to use a reasonable amount of force to restrain an individual. Officers are not allowed to use excessive force, and they are actually trained to subdue suspects without inflicting serious injury. However, there have been far too many instances of police causing broken bones, head trauma, gunshot wounds and even fatal injuries.
If you were the victim of police brutality and have suffered serious injuries, it’s important to know that you have legal rights. At Worth, Magee & Fisher, P.C., our lawyers can help you bring a claim against the city/police department. Under the direction of attorney Robert Magee, we have secured justice and compensation for many victimized individuals throughout the Lehigh Valley and surrounding communities who have faced circumstances similar to yours.
Our Civil Rights Attorneys Can Fight For You
When you have an encounter with the police, it can feel like the system is set up to protect the police and not you. That is why we are here because we help level the playing field when you are the victim of excessive force.
Our legal team will begin to build your case by interviewing witnesses, looking at police records and reviewing your injuries with a qualified doctor. Due to our experience in civil rights cases, our lawyers know what evidence is needed to prove these claims, and what an appropriate compensation award should look like. We will do everything in our power to fight for justice on your behalf.
Do You Have A Case? Contact Us To Find Out.
Many victims of excessive force did nothing to provoke the situation. They did not resist arrest, did not fight back and did not make threatening remarks. Even if you did, there are still limits to acceptable use of force. We encourage you to contact our attorneys to discuss your specific case. We will give you an honest assessment and help you understand your options going forward.