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In Need of a Louisville Civil Rights Attorney?

Police officers and other law enforcement officials (like jailors, sheriffs, etc.) are expected to protect, honor and respect the civil rights of citizens, suspects, inmates and others who are in their care or with whom they interact. Unfortunately, while many of these public servants understand these obligations, some do not. The fact is, some officers negligently or intentionally violate the rights of Kentucky citizens through their failure to follow policy, failure to properly care for individuals in their custody and other means.

Representative Types of Civil Rights Cases Handled by Jim Ballinger and His Team at Louisville Lawyer, PLLC, Are:

  • Excessive use of force
  • Over-detention after court ordered release or time has been served out
  • Racial profiling
  • Unlawful shootings
  • Unlawful search and seizures
  • Failure to protect individuals in their care or custody from harm, including pregnant inmates
  • False arrest
  • Police beatings
  • Jail beatings
  • Prison / jail death
  • Police sexual harassment
  • Wrongful prosecution or conviction
All Louisville and Kentucky citizens have basic, fundamental rights which protect them and their loved ones from this kind of misconduct or abuse.

When these sacred rights are violated, a civil rights lawsuit may be available to seek compensation for injuries and other damages that a victim has suffered, and to hold the appropriate law enforcement personnel and their agencies responsible. It is the job of the civil rights attorney you select to seek compensation which may include medical expenses, lost wages (past and future) and physical and mental pain and suffering. A Plaintiff may also be entitled to punitive damages (additional damages intended to punish those responsible and prevent them from harming others) where the conduct is particularly harmful.

We’ll Answer the Call

If you, a loved one or friend believe these fundamental rights have been violated by law enforcement, contact Jim, and extremely experienced Civil Rights attorney, at jim@louisvillelawyer.com or call (502) 426-3215 for a free consultation. Jim, or one of his team, would also be happy to come to visit you in-person or via zoom to make matters more convenient for meeting with you.

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