My boyfriend was assaulted harrassed by police officers as well as threatened on different occasions he was beat up tasered 8 times which left several bruises on his back the officer started repeatedly punching him in the head and face to the point where he had to have stitches on side of his right eye while the officer was brutally punching him the other officers were bragging on the officer that was attacking him that he was a MMA fighter in which sent him to the hospital. When he came to his self he realized he was in jail. He didn't resist arrest or anything. Prior to this incident he had officers come to his parents house and threaten him telling him he better move off the face of this Earth or they will find him and get him in jail some how. He is a physique body builder.
Sorry to hear that. As they say, there are two sides to everything and yes, I would go talk to a litigation lawyer to have this flushed out in more detail.
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It sounds like there is a lot more to this long saga, and you can certainly discuss it with a local police brutality / police excessive force civil rights lawyer who can investigate whether a claim is viable.
Yes, you need a civil rights attorney. Probably more information will be needed before he or she will file a civil suit against the police, but a civil rights or government liability attorney would be the type of attorney that you would want to contact. Also, you really need to find one that has trial experience and make sure the attorney is willing to go to trial if it is needed. So many lawyers don't try cases anymore, but that's another story for another day. Find yourself a good civil rights litigator, they'll get you where you need to go.
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