In basic legal terms, simple battery is a misdemeanor. It is any type of physical contact with another person, to which that other person has not consented. The law diferentiates between different degrees of battery to determine how severe the punishment should be. But if you’ve suffered at the hands of a law enforcement officer, you don’t stop to think about the complexities of a legal definition. Certainly, you simply know that you were victimized. Let us handle the intricacies of the law and bring your violators to justice. Come to Michael Gunzburg, P.C. where our staff of police battery and injury lawyers will fight to get you what you deserve. We have over twenty years of experience handling Police Battery cases in New York.
If you or someone you know has sustained injuries after being mistreated by police officers, contact a New York Police Battery Attorney at Michael Gunzburg, P.C. today!
The City’s Corporation Counsel appoints attorneys to represent the police in civil actions. We know based on our experience that they will do everything possible to defend and justify their actions. That is why you need experienced legal counsel to assist and guide your claim through the legal system. Its this experience that will help to effectively prosecute the perpetrators and bring justice to your claims. The City’s attorney’s when faced with charges of battery against the NYPD will almost in every case defend their actions, claiming that they responded to you in self defense or in defense of others. Factual innocence (it wasn’t them), lack of intent (it was nothing but an accident), duress, provocation or defending property or acting within the scope of their authority are all common defenses. Our experienced police battery lawyers can sift through each of their defenses to help effectively prosecute your claim and achieve the most maximum success in your case. We have helped hundreds of clients receive the compensation they deserve. Let us put our experience and knowledge to work for you.
We can offer victims of police mistreatment the following services:
Police Civil Rights Abuse