When a police officer uses excessive force against a suspect or a witness, the results can be devastating. If you family member or loved one was killed by the police as a result of excessive force or police misconduct, you have the right to hold the officer and police department accountable. In Minnesota, if an individual is wrongfully shot by police or wrongfully killed by the police through use of excessive force, the deceased person’s estate has the right to bring a civil rights claim on behalf of their loved one who has wrongfully killed. Pursuing a wrongful death case against the police officer who unlawfully caused the death of a loved one is an important step to try ensure that this type of conduct does not happen again.
Kuhlman Law is a Minneapolis law firm that focuses on civil rights matter and has handled numerous police misconduct and excessive force cases throughout the state of Minnesota. If you have questions about police brutality, excessive force, or the wrongful death of a loved one through police misconduct, contact us today for a free consultation and to discuss the potential merits of your claim. If we accept your case, we will likely handle it on a contingency fee which means that you do not have to pay any attorney fees unless we are successful in pursuing your claim.
If you have lost a family member due to another person’s fault or negligence and wish to discuss your rights and options, please me at 612 349 2747 to set up a free and confidential consultation to discuss your situation and concerns.