Holding The Police Accountable
Police officers can use reasonable force to detain or subdue suspects. But when they cross the line and resort to excessive force or gratuitous violence, it is a violation of civil rights.
Palillo Law represents victims of police brutality and another misconduct. If you were injured or subjected to inhumane treatment, our law firm will fight for justice and your rightful compensation. Our attorneys handle civil rights lawsuits throughout New York City and Long Island.
Justice For Police Brutality
Police misconduct and excessive force can take many forms, including:
- Choke holds and illegal restraints
- Excessive or punitive use of batons and Tasers
- Kicking or stomping (especially kicks to the head)
- Beating a handcuffed person
- Unnecessary use of pepper spray
- Misuse of police dogs (K-9 units)
- Unwarranted use of deadly force
Often the police will allege that the citizen was “resisting arrest” to justify their use of excessive force and to discourage or discredit civil rights complaints.
Our law firm stands up against the misuse of power and police brutality. We have been fighting for the injured and the abused for over 35 years, including recoveries in successful lawsuits against the NYPD and other entities. You deserve to be compensated for the physical, financial and psychological harm you have suffered at the hands of those who are supposed to “protect and serve.”
Talk To Us Today About What Happened
It is important to seek legal counsel as soon as possible, before evidence is lost and witnesses’ memories fade. We offer a free consultation to evaluate your civil rights case. We will listen to your story and help you take action. Call us at 212-608-8959 to schedule a meeting or reach out to us online. Based in Manhattan, our firm takes cases in the five boroughs as well as Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties.