Memphis, TN asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Tennessee

Q: I am confused on excessive force and unlawful search and seizure how does it constitute response to resistance only?

I have filed a civil lawsuit i was denied medical denied supervisors unlawfully detained and unconstitutionally detained after following order of a officer. My arms bleeding and several request for supervisors and medical treatment after officers told me go in my home then busted into my home without warrant unlawful using excessive force and causing my injury with handcuffs causing bleeding 45 min. I was not charged nor taken to jail for anything i was released and told im sorry. but even after i took my pictures of injury direct after. The next day i attempt to file a complaint at internal affairs when the injury after could be as well recorded and make complaint but was told i couldn't it i even tried pressing charges after iab recommended it when 2 months later it was after my complaining then actually noticed. Im a victim i shouldnt have to be a lawyer or prosecutor when those needed to be held accountable should be I NEED A LAWYER one i can trust and cares

1 Lawyer Answer

Anthony M. Avery

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  • Knoxville, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: You may have a Government Tort Liability Action against the City/County and the Law Enforcement Agency. Contact a competent attorney to file suit, which is not a Jury Trial. However you may not have enough damages nor evidence. You have less than 1 year to build your Case and find an attorney.

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