officer talked to mother of known person, and then I was suspect.officer got demanding and very physical to were he repletedly punch me in my face and head.After handcuffing me he throw me off my back porch 5 ft. to ground,I hit the bottom hand rail braking my ribs and many other problems.This is not the frist abuse I've reciecied from upson county sheriffs office. All is recorded. I've seeked medical help at carl vinson vamc. X-RAYS show broken ribs.Have pics of other injuries. Please help Disabled. Also veteran!!!!!!
General Practice Lawyer
What? Are you telling us that a police officer beat you after you called for help? Please fill in the rest of the details as something is clearly missing.
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Violent Crime Lawyer
Were you disrespectful towards the officer? Did you quarrel with him?
You need an attorney as soon as possible.
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Car / Auto Accident Lawyer
You may have a 1983 claim. A civil rights atttorney would be able to help you with more of the details.
Generally, a 1983 claim is a federal tort claim against a government entity that deprives you of your constitutional civil rights under the 4,5,6, and 8th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution as applied through the 14th Amendment's procedural due process clause.
These cases are very nuanced and some of the facts which seem to be missing likely will preclude your opportunity to recover. My experience has been that person's who claim that they sought help from the police and then later were brutalized often are leaving out critical steps in the middle which negate any actual deprivation of rights. However, it is always good to discuss your rights and options with an attorney before just abandoning all hope.
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