Civil rights law protects the rights of people as defined by the U.S. Constitution. As a Louisiana civil rights lawyer, L. Clayton Burgess practices in both Federal and State courts and has a wealth of experience in all areas of police misconduct litigation, including excessive force, false arrest, and malicious prosecution. He is prepared to fight and win on behalf of his clients.
The most common civil rights cases involve police misconduct that may include excessive force, false arrest and malicious prosecution.
In Louisiana, any infringement upon an individual’s civil rights is taken seriously. At the Lake Charles office of Law Offices of L. Clayton Burgess, our civil rights attorneys and personal injury lawyers have diligently represented our clients against employers, law enforcement and other organizations. If you or a loved one was a victim of civil rights violations, it is crucial that you contact a lawyer immediately.
Since 1994, our attorneys have represented clients in Lafayette and throughout Louisiana. Numerous state and federal statutes have been developed specifically to prevent a citizen’s mistreatment at the hands of authority figures. When those authority figures abuse their power, it takes a strong attorney to provide the skillful defense necessary to ensure that justice prevails.
We provide legal advice and representation to clients in communities throughout Louisiana in a wide range of matters, including:
- Police brutality
- Excessive force
- False arrest
- Prison injuries or death
- Racial profiling
- Invasion of privacy
Even if you have had past brushes with the law, it does not give law enforcement officers the right to mistreat you, invade your privacy or cause you physical harm. As a trusted Louisiana law firm, our staff of dedicated professionals prides itself on completing detailed research and thorough preparation. You can count on our litigation experience and our intricate knowledge of the law.
If you civil rights have been violated, contact the personal injury lawyers at the Lake Charles law office of L . Clayton Burgess today. Don’t Delay, Call Clay!