Q: Today I was caught exiting a store with a few goods I did not pay for. Loss prevention came out, I said I would go with
Today I was caught exiting a store with a few goods I did not pay for. Loss prevention came out, I said I would go with them just to please not touch me. The lp grabbed my right arm, twisted it, bent my wrist back, physically pushed me down causing cuts on my knee, held me down by putting his knee on my back, grabbed the back of my neck, forced my face into the pavement and put me into an almost chokehold position to walk me back in the store the whole time I was saying I would comply just not to touch me. Is this legal?
A: You may have a case if you can prove the facts as you allege. Evidence takes many forms, including witness testimony and video. Your medical bills would also be important. The aggressor will undoubtedly have a different account of the event and most likely have evidence. Police contact and charges (convictions) may also be relevant. Quite simply, you will need to contact attorneys that are willing to evaluate your situation to determine whether you have a viable case. Prepare a clear and concise statement of the event to present attorneys with your evidence.
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