Prison Abuse – Civil Rights Attorney in California Who Will Make Sure Your Rights are Protected!
An experienced prison abuse lawyer and former corrections officer who knows how to fight prison abuse
Becoming incarcerated is perhaps the most terrifying experience of someone’s life. Having to spend a lot of time in jail or prison without your family, lifestyle, or freedom is bad enough as it is. It’s even worse when a prisoner is subjected to abuse or violence by those who are supposedly there to support them: corrections officers.
Being abused by prison guards is difficult situation. You, as an inmate, do not have a way to fight back. You might also find that your complaints are thrown to the side or silenced to protect the unscrupulous officers. Serving time in prison is meant to be difficult, but it is not meant to be a hellish system of abuse.
If you or your family members are in this type of situation, you should know that help is available. Even as an inmate, you have the right to be treated fairly and humanely. If have or are currently being abused by prison staff, you may be able to receive money to pay for the injuries you suffered.
Don’t let the prison system get away with abusive acts. Fight back and make sure the prison is held responsible for its abusive atmosphere.
Contact Our Law Office Today
Our California prison injury lawyer has experience in the correctional system and understands what is needed to make a lawsuit successful. He knows how to spot failures to adhere to prison guard regulations and patterns of systematic abuse.
Our attorney has worked inside a jail and has first-hand experience with the code of conduct for prison authorities. His knowledge can help you determine if your situation can be classified as abuse. He may also help you uncover other forms of abuse that you did not realize at first glance.
Some Types of Prison Abuse That May Occur in the state of California
Prison abuse can come in many forms. Some are obvious cases of misconduct such as excessive force or brutality. Other types of abuse may or may not involve violent acts. Some of the common offenses include the following:
- Sexual abuse by corrections officers
- Failure to protect prisoners from abuse by others
- Physical harm or excessive force
- Unlawful intimidation or blackmail
- Excessive or illegal punishment
Where Should I Start If I Believe I Am a Victim of California Prison Abuse ?
You should start off by contacting our law office as soon as the problem occurs. Our dedicated attorney is prepared to review your situation any time, day or night. It doesn’t matter how simple or how complicated the case may be. You can also read through our website articles to get more information about governmental abuse in prison. We try to provide as much information as possible to help people who are being unfairly treated.
Is it Necessary to Hire A California Lawyer for These Types of Cases
Some prisoner abuse cases seem like they would have a simple resolution. It seems that whenever a prison guard acts out of line, he or she would be automatically sanctioned by the prison. However, reality doesn’t really work like this. Corrections officers are usually protected by other prison officials so that they can preserve their jobs despite their wrongdoings. The prison administration is also reluctant to allow news of such abuses to reach the public because will give the administration a bad name. Due to these hurdles, it is not easy to file a lawsuit against the prison and/or its guards. You’ll need an attorney who knows how to get around these hurdles so that your lawsuit will get the attention it deserves!
Our attorney is fully versed in law related to these cases. Having an aggressive and efficient lawyer, like our attorney, on your side can make all the difference in your case. Our attorney also provides unique insight based on his previous career as a correctional officer in California. Use his knowledge and skill to prepare the best case against the illegal acts of prison guards or administrators. Contact us as soon as possible to make sure you get the humane treatment you deserve!
Why Should I Rely on Your Law Office to Work on my Case?
As previously described, our attorney’s experience working as a corrections officer could give you a valuable advantage in this type of case. We help inmates all throughout the state of California regardless of whether you are in jail or prison. We are totally dedicated to getting a successful result in your case. We will work continuously on your matter to get all the facts and legal authority that will help you prove your case. In specific, we work to build your case by using the following framework:
- We carry out detailed research into any possible legal claim including 42 U.S. Code § 1983 claims.
- We obtain all the pertinent documents, video and information from the prison authority.
- We thoroughly review all medical information related to the incident(s)
- We get assistance from prison law experts when needed
- We will handle the entire process of filing a lawsuit against the prison authorities.
- We also look for other legal claims that might be asserted on your behalf.
You Can Trust in Our Advice on California Prisoner Abuse Law
Please be advised that just because you believe you have a valid case, there may be situations where a claim is not legally viable. As such, we do not accept just any case that comes to us. We carefully screen all cases to make sure that each case will have a proper chance to be litigated, if necessary. If you feel you are involved in a true case of prisoner abuse, contact us right away for a consultation. Our attorney will give you an honest opinion as to whether you have a case against prison authorities. Call the number listed below to schedule a case evaluation time and find out where you stand today!