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Civil Rights Violations

Civil Rights Violations

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$8.75 Million settlementfor a man who was sodomized by a NYC police officer in a precinct bathroom

New York law firm handles civil rights cases

The New York civil rights lawyers at the Brooklyn-based law firm Rubenstein & Rynecki have more than 30 years of experience fighting for maximum awards for victims of civil rights violations.  Our law firm handles civil rights cases when there have been violations of the right to—

  • Equal protection under the law
  • Speak openly
  • Assemble freely
  • Freedom from unreasonable searches
  • A speedy and public trial
  • Vote
  • Not be falsely arrested or maliciously prosecuted
  • Exercise religious beliefs

If you or someone you know is facing a civil rights matter in New York, contact the firm today for a free consultation.  No recovery, no fee.

Civil Rights Case Results

Some of the results the civil rights attorneys at Rubenstein & Rynecki has obtained for clients include—

  • $8.75 million for a man who was sodomized by a NYC police office in a police precinct bathroom
  • $3 million for the family of an African immigrant wrongly shot and killed by a police officer during a raid on a warehouse in Chelsea
  • $1 million for a Brooklyn parochial student whose classmates forced him to cross-dress based on a teacher's order
  • $1.5 million for a cab driver wrongly shot by police
  • $7.15 million for the wrongful death of the father of two and damages for injured victims in the case of police firing a 50-shot barrage
  • $175,000 for a wrongfully arrested Florida man
  • $400,000 for telephone repairmen roughed up and falsely arrested by traffic cops
  • $300,000 for a Haitian man beaten by cops at a motor vehicle office in Brooklyn
  • $440,000 for victims of police brutality at Caribbean parade
  • $75,000 for a photojournalist, a victim of excessive force and false arrest by police while trying to photograph police misconduct

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Representing victims since 1972

Rubenstein & Rynecki and its predecessor firms have been representing victims since 1972.  If you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident, major or minor, suffered medical malpractice or been a victim of police misconduct, you may be entitled to money damages. Rubenstein & Rynecki may be able to help you.  No recovery, no fee.  Contact us today for a free consultation.

Case Results

  • $62 million verdict

    $62 million verdict for medical malpractice causing double amputation

  • $22.9 million verdict

    $22.9 million verdict (reduced on appeal) for a motorcyclist struck by a milk truck in Queens

  • $17.9 million

    $17.9 million for medical malpractice causing amputation of hands and feet