Suing the Police for Excessive Force

Were you or a loved one injured during an arrest in Florida and have questions about suing the police for excessive force? Watch this video to learn more.

Question:

Can I sue the police for excessive force?

Answer:

Suing the Police for Excessive Force There are federal claims that you can make for violations of your civil rights under the Fourth Amendment, which is your right to be free from the use of excessive force that’s unreasonable. Sometimes, depending on the circumstances of your case, you may have a state law battery claim or various other state claims that can be brought regarding the injuries that you’ve received. There are mechanisms and manners in which law enforcement officers can be responsible for causing harm to you.


Were your civil rights violated in Florida and want to know if you can sue the police for excessive force?
Contact the experienced Pensacola civil rights attorneys at McKenzie Law Firm today to schedule a free consultation.
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