Brandon, MS asked in Civil Litigation for Mississippi

Q: I was falsy arrested and almost killed by an officer can he be punished? I live in Columbus, Ms

I can't get help with my medical bills or a call back and I can't work now. I've lost everything.

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1 Lawyer Answer
Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon
  • Madison, MS
  • Licensed in Mississippi

A: It always depends on the situation; however, the first question is whether that officer put charges on you and for what. This is important because if there is a civil lawsuit, it will likely hinge on what happens with the criminal case. Regardless, it is in your best interest to reach out to someone who is experienced in criminal law and excessive force claims so that you can discuss the facts and circumstances of your case.

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