Excessive Force by Police

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A person who has been a victim of excessive force may have a viable claim against the arresting officer. To know more, call 800-889-3129 today or email us at: joel@joelsilbermanlaw.com. Visit our website at: www.joelsilbermanlaw.com

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Excessive Force by Police:

Excessive Force by Police

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Excessive force is the use of force by a police officer that is disproportionate to what a reasonable police officer would use under similar circumstances.

Instances of Excessive Force:

Instances of Excessive Force The use of physical force against a person already in custody and not resisting arrest The use of a weapon against an unarmed person The use of threat to force a person into providing information or confessing The use of repeated force or the use of a weapon when a person is already subdued

Suing a Police Officer for Excessive Force:

Suing a Police Officer for Excessive Force A victim of excessive force may have a viable claim against the arresting officer.

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The following two pieces of evidence are important in proving a case: Video footage of the incident where excessive force was used Proof of significant and serious injury

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Victims of excessive force are entitled to monetary damages to compensate them for the injuries they have suffered. If you or a loved one has been physically hurt due to the excessive use of force by a police officer, we can help you seek justice.

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Contact Us The Law Offices of Joel Silberman, LLC 49 Summit Avenue Jersey City, NJ 07306 Phone: 201-273-7070 or 800-889-3129 Email: joel@joelsilbermanlaw.com www.joelsilbermanlaw.com

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