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Portland Police Misconduct Attorney

By and large, the police that serve our area do their jobs well. They protect the citizens of Portland and the surrounding areas. Unfortunately, there are times when police officers abuse their position of power and authority and cause harm. The team at Nichols Law Group is here to help if you or a loved one are injured due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of a police officer. Let our Portland police misconduct attorneys help you secure the compensation you deserve today.

Nichols Law Group has experience in these matters

A police misconduct case in Portland is a very personal matter, and it is important to find an attorney you can completely trust. Nichols Law Group has been fighting for the rights of citizens in this area for over 35 years.

  • With a proven track record of success, we have recovered more than $40 million and total damages for our clients.
  • By focusing solely on personal injury cases, we have a unique insight an advantage into the tactics used by the defendants.
  • Our clients do not pay any upfront or out-of-pocket costs. We only collect our legal fees after we secure a favorable verdict or settlement on your behalf.

What will an attorney do for a police misconduct case?

Police misconduct cases can become incredibly complex. Individuals who have been victims of police misconduct often do not have the resources or experience necessary to investigate their case, especially when that investigation deals directly with law enforcement. Your Portland police misconduct attorney will be responsible for:

  • Working with the court system to obtain all evidence related to they must conduct. This can include accident reports, eyewitness statements, police camera evidence, and more.
  • Ensuring you are evaluated by a trusted medical professional who can assess the extent of your physical, emotional, and psychological injuries.
  • Negotiating with all parties involved to obtain a fair settlement on your behalf or preparing your case for trial if that is what it will take to receive the compensation you deserve.

What are some examples of police misconduct?

There are various ways that police misconduct can occur. At Nichols Law Group, our Portland police misconduct lawyers are ready to help clients with the following:

  • Use of excessive force
  • Wrongful arrest
  • Sexual abuse, assault, or harassment
  • Unreasonable search and seizure
  • Unlawful detention
  • Lack of due process
  • Civil rights violations
  • Racial or other types of profiling
  • Reckless conduct resulting in the injury/death of innocent bystanders
  • Brutality
  • Constitutional rights violations including

Holding negligent and careless police officers accountable for their actions is a vital step that must be taken to ensure the safety of the community as a whole.

What kind of compensation is there for police misconduct cases?

If you or a loved one have been harmed due to the careless or negligent actions of a police officer, seek legal assistance immediately. The team at Nichols Law Group believes in holding reckless police officers accountable for their actions. We will investigate the incident and work to secure the compensation you are entitled to. This can include:

  • Coverage of your medical bills
  • Compensation for lost income if you cannot work
  • Mental anguish damages and the cost of counseling
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Possible punitive damages against the officer and the department

If you need a Portland police misconduct attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or by calling 503-224-3018.