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Police Brutality Lawsuits

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Excessive use of force, wrongful shootings, false arrest and other forms of negligence or abuse of power can be grounds for police brutality lawsuits, which not only provide compensation for victims and their families, but also help ensure that appropriate law enforcement standards are followed and enforced. Personal injury lawyers throughout the United States investigate potential police brutality lawsuit claims on behalf of individuals who have suffered catastrophic or fatal injuries.

Michigan Police Taser Use Leads to Death of 15-Year Old Boy

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A 15-year old boy died last weekend after being struck with a Taser fired by police in Michigan, renewing calls by Amnesty International for the government to limit use of the stun guns to life-threatening situations or to stop using the weapons altogether.…

Police Shooting Lawsuit Filed Over BART Officer’s Shooting Unarmed Man

The family members of Oscar Grant, who was shot by police in the early hours of New Year’s Day, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the San Francisco Bay-area Transit (BART) police department, the chief of police and three officers involved in the shooting, which occurred while Grant was unarmed and on the ground being restrained by another officer.…