Prison Guard Misconduct: Being in prison can feel like all your rights are stripped away. But fear not. We can help you assert your rights against unlawful actions by prison guards.
Jail Medical Neglect: Just because you are in prison, does not mean you do not deserve quality medical care. Prison officials are knowingly disregarding the law by neglecting your health.
Seeking Compensation for Police Misconduct
Launching a civil suit against your police department is not a simple feat, but a good attorney can make all the difference. When an officer crosses the line through use of force, or denying you of your constitutional rights, remediation must be paid. There are multiple types of damages awarded in these kinds of cases, depending on the severity of the misconduct or injuries sustained by the plaintiff.
Compensatory damages: These include damages such as lost wages (current and future) medical bills and hospital expenses, funeral expenses in wrongful death cases, and general pain and suffering.
Punitive Damages: These damages are meant to punish the police officer for a particularly flagrant misconduct, although most municipalities are exempt.
Civil Rights Damages: If your civil rights were violated by a police officers you can seek appropriate damages for this violation.
Speak to a Los Angeles Police Misconduct Attorney
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has hardly a spotless record when it comes to protecting the civil rights of the citizens they swore to protect. That’s why we at The Sehat Law Firm, police misconduct attorney is here to help. With offices in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Irvine and Riverside, we will assist you in standing up to the police and asserting your constitutional rights. Contact us today for a free consultation.