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Civil Rights

Fort Lee Civil Rights Attorneys

We Fight Back Against Police Brutality & Government Injustice

All people are granted certain rights by the United States Constitution. Collectively, these are known as your civil rights, and any person or entity that violates these rights can be held legally accountable for the harm this causes you.

If you believe that you or someone you love is the victim of civil rights violations, reach out to The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP. From our office in Fort Lee, New Jersey, we fight back against unjust and unlawful police and government conduct. Our attorneys are driven by a passion for justice and a commitment to protecting the rights of ordinary U.S. citizens. We can help you file a civil lawsuit and seek fair compensation for the losses and damages you have endured as a result of abusive and unlawful civil rights violations.

Schedule a free and confidential consultation with our Fort Lee civil rights lawyers today. Call (201) 654-0023 or contact us online to get started.

Examples of Civil Rights Violations

While it is important that everyone is aware of their civil rights, many people do not realize when these rights have been violated.

Some examples of relatively common civil rights violations include:

  • Police brutality
  • Police misconduct and negligence
  • Use of excessive force by law enforcement
  • False imprisonment and arrest
  • Racial profiling and discriminatory conduct
  • Illegal search and seizure
  • Malicious prosecution
  • Abuse or mistreatment of incarcerated individuals

In today’s political climate, now more than ever civil rights violations have made national and global headlines. While these headlines have helped shed light on government misconduct and police brutality, such incidents are, sadly, nothing new. At The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP, we believe that the long-established history of civil rights violations in the United States is unacceptable; our goal is to represent individuals in such cases and seek to enact changes that prevent similar abuses from occurring again in the future.

Legal Action for Those Whose Civil Rights Have Been Violated

A civil rights violation lawsuit is separate from any criminal proceedings that may or may not occur. Regardless of whether criminal charges are brought against the individual or entity who allegedly carried out the abuse or misconduct, victims are entitled to file civil lawsuits and seek financial recovery for damages they sustained as a result of the abuse or misconduct.

If your rights were violated by law enforcement, government officials, or a similar person or entity, you may be entitled to financial compensation for:

  • Medical bills and related expenses associated with treatment for any injuries you sustained as a result of the incident
  • Lost income and/or wages if you were unable to work while recovering from your injuries or obtaining medical treatment
  • Compensation for pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and related mental health conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression

In the event that an individual dies due to police brutality, excessive force, or other forms of misconduct, the victim’s family members may be able to recover a wrongful death settlement.

Why You Need an Experienced Civil Rights Attorney

As we have seen repeatedly in recent events, successfully taking on law enforcement agencies and other government entities for civil rights violations is not an easy task. You are up against powerful entities that will often do everything possible to deny wrongdoing and protect their members. It is absolutely essential that you have an equally powerful legal team fighting for you.

At The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP, our Fort Lee civil rights lawyers understand the challenges you face—and we know how to win. We have a proven record of success in civil rights cases and can help you navigate this complex and difficult time. We offer a collaborative, personalized approach with legal strategies that are tailored to your specific circumstances, concerns, and goals. We encourage you to get in touch with us right away to learn how we can protect your rights and advocate for you.

Schedule a Free Consultation Today

If you believe that you were injured due to an arresting officer’s use of excessive force, or that your loved one died because of a government official’s misconduct, you have the right to fight back. Reach out to The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP today to learn more, including how we can help.

Call our office at (201) 654-0023 to speak to a member of our team about your case.

What Sets Us Apart From Our Competitors?

  • Client-Focused Approach

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    No two cases are the same, and neither are their solutions. Our attorneys provide creative points of view to yield exemplary results.

  • Experienced Attorneys

    We have a team of trusted and respected attorneys to ensure your case is matched with the best attorney possible.

  • Driven By Justice

    The core of our legal practice is our commitment to obtaining justice for those who have been wronged and need a powerful voice.