Police Misconduct Can Cause Physical And Emotional Damage

Most police officers uphold the public trust and act responsibly. However, in rare instances an officer may make a bad decision that has tragic consequences, causing a catastrophic injury or death.

At Wise Morrissey Kaveny LLC in Chicago, our experienced lawyers review cases involving allegations of excessive force, wrongful use of weapons and other civil rights violations in Illinois. It is not necessary that police misconduct caused physical injury. False arrest or wrongful imprisonment without probable cause can result in serious financial or emotional damage for any individual.

If we determine our clients have been victimized by police misconduct, we litigate not only to seek appropriate compensation, but also to act as a safeguard to ensure that the appropriate standards of police conduct are followed.

Law Enforcement Must Respect Your Civil Rights

We represent people in police brutality and civil rights violation cases involving:

  • Unnecessary force
  • Assault
  • Wrongful use of Tasers or firearms
  • Illegal search and seizure
  • False arrest and wrongful imprisonment

We will investigate the incident and determine the amount of compensation you are entitled to. You may be able to recover financial damages for medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering.

Contact Our Firm Today To Learn More

For a free consultation, please contact us online or call us at 312-985-0930 today.

Successes


$327,500 Jury Award For Abusive Behavior By Cook County Sheriff's Deputies

We represented a 77-year-old woman who was arrested at gunpoint and charged with felony obstruction of justice by Cook County sheriff's deputies for refusing to …

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$1.58 Million Award For Principal's Unjust Arrest

Our client was a principal at a Chicago public school, where a fight involving at least six students broke out. At her direction, the school …

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$1.5 Million Award For Arrest Based On False Allegation, Alleged Confession

When he was a 15-year-old minor, our client was arrested for stabbing to death a 26-year-old woman. The arrest was based on the false allegation …

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