Police Brutality in the News
Protecting The Victims Of Civil Rights Violations
What happens if I become a victim of police brutality in Wisconsin?
How can a civil litigation lawyer help if my civil rights are violated?
Levine Law is one of the Milwaukee area’s most respected litigation firms. Our lawyers take action in state and federal courts on behalf of the victims of police brutality to help them get the justice they deserve.
Many victims of excessive policing are too scared to take legal action because they fear retaliation. As our client, you will work with attorneys who have a lengthy track record of successfully representing clients in these types of cases.
What is federal law “Section 1983”?
Many victims of excessive policing are too scared to take legal action because they fear retaliation. As our client, you will work with attorneys who have a lengthy track record of successfully representing clients in these types of cases. A federal law referred to as “Section 1983” gives citizens the power to hold police officers accountable for violations like:
- The use of excessive force
- Fatal shootings
- First Amendment violations
- Illegal arrest or detention
- Racial profiling in traffic stops or other policing matters
- Denying medical attention to someone in police custody
Our firm features three generations of trial lawyers who are skilled in civil rights and personal injury law. They have helped people left suffering from all types of injuries — broken bones, spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, etc. — and grieving family members who lost loved ones due to illegal law enforcement tactics.
Our police brutality attorneys know the tactics necessary to be successful in court and how to build successful claims, you will have steadfast advocates for your rights when you work with us.
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