Individuals are protected by certain sections of the U.S. Constitution as well as by other laws against improper actions by police officers and other people charged with enforcing the law.
Encounters with police officers lead to false arrest, the use of excessive force, the negligent use of firearms or tasers, harassment, physical assault, stop-and-frisk and even death while in police custody.
People involved in such altercations can sustain very severe mental and physical injuries - such as injuries to the eye from Mace or OC spray, neck and back injuries from the use of excessive force, fractures etc.... Schmelkin Associates, P.C. has helped many people recover compensation for injuries sustained due to improper police activity.
Schmelkin Associates, P.C. is experienced in civil rights law. We can help you obtain proper compensation for your personal injuries and suffering. Call 212-227-8865 or toll free 1-888-LAWWIRE (529-9473).