Civil Rights / Police Brutality
Winston-Salem Civil Rights Attorneys
Your civil rights are staunchly protected by federal law. No state or federal official or employee can legally deprive you of any “rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws… ”
Whether that person was employed by a sheriff’s department, police department, the highway patrol, a state prison, or otherwise, they cannot violate rules in place to protect citizens.
If you have been a victim of a civil rights violation such as:
- Police excessive force
- Officer misconduct
- Malicious prosecution, or
- Other misconduct
You have a right to sue the appropriate governmental entity for money damages. This is intended to prevent such abuse and compensate you for any injuries or damages.
Morrow Porter Vermitsky & Taylor, PLLC cares about our clients and our communities. We are a law firm that aggressively fights for our clients and has the resources to be successful. We will listen to you and build the strongest possible case for you. We always attempt to negotiate a satisfactory settlement with the parties at fault, but are willing and able to take your case to court if that is in your best interest.
We are known for our communications skills. We will listen to you tell us about your civil rights violation, and understand you, and then clearly explain the law and your options to you. The success and growth of our firm is due to our community roots and our consistent client commitment. Many of our clients come to us because of our reputation in this regard.