Can i sue police officer/dept if false report/charg. filed,used excess. force & i sustained injuries? if so what kind of lawyer?

Asked about 2 years ago - Riverside, CA

i had bruises on my arms. scratches on my back and forehead. she punched me in my head while i was on the ground, then dragged me by my hair across the room in MY HOUSE!!!! the handcuffs were way too tight my right thumb is still numb and its been about a month now

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  1. Vladimir Galstyan

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    Answered . A personal injury attorney in your area should be able to help you.

  2. Charles K. Kenyon Jr.

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    Answered . This would be a personal injury lawyer or possibly a civil rights lawyer. I am changing the practice category to bring your question to their attention. You must not delay. Since this is a claim against a government entity and they make the rules, there are very short time deadlines.

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  3. Robert Don Fink

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    Answered . You should speak with a local civil rights lawyer.

    This response is not intended to act as legal advice. I am not licensed to practice law in any state other than... more

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