Find an experienced civil rights attorney in your area. The reason is that in the not too distant past one could never sue the government under the theory of sovereign immunity. That has changed. But, in granting the ability to sue, the government has established a mandatory legal and procedural matrix that only an experienced attorney can penetrate.
My office has handled such cases with success. They're a challenge.
You have allowed nearly two years to go by since the incident. If you are serious, you need to set up a consultation with an attorney who has handled such claims ASAP. If you think I am exagerating the procedural complexities, you need to read the statute itself at 28 U.S.C. 1346(b).
HERE IS AN ARTICLE, GENERALLY, ON SUITS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT:
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