McKinney Civil Rights Litigation Attorney
Civil rights litigation may be required if an individual has had their rights violated or an organization or business needs to defend itself against a claim. At Lucé Law, PC, our civil rights litigation attorneys take the time to understand your individual case and develop a strategy in pursuit of justice. If you need legal representation in a civil rights case, our McKinney-based attorneys can provide a free legal consultation.
What Is Civil Rights Litigation?
Civil rights encompasses a wide and diverse selection of rights given to every citizen. Instances of discrimination in settings such as education, housing and employment could result in a lawsuit. Examples of the causes of such litigation may include unfair treatment based on age, race, gender, religion or disability.
Civil rights is a complicated area of law, with frequent changes at the state or federal level. Therefore, the civil rights attorneys at Lucé Law, PC ensure they are informed and ready for any challenges our clients may face.
An Overview of the Civil Rights Litigation Process
If you have been the victim of a civil rights violation, you should call Lucé Law, PC as soon as possible. Our attorneys will take the time to understand the details of the discrimination and pursue the justice you deserve.
Here are some examples of discrimination in the field of civil rights litigation.
- Police brutality
- Hate crimes
- Housing discrimination
- Racial profiling
- Discriminatory speech
- No disabled access in public buildings
- Failure to protect inmates
Each of these examples and many other civil rights violations can be nuanced and require detailed research, careful review and a comprehensive understanding of the law. Our attorneys work diligently to build a case that offers the best chance of a successful resolution.
While not every example of poor treatment in a public or private setting will meet the standards for a civil rights litigation case, individuals, businesses and government agencies frequently fail to uphold rights and freedoms guaranteed to every U.S. citizen. In these situations, our attorneys will analyze your case, draft the necessary legal documents, litigate in court and secure settlements.
Common Questions About Civil Rights Litigation
Any public or private venue that treats individuals differently based on protected civil characteristics could be the subject of a claim. For example, hospitals, schools, stores, workplaces, restaurants and government buildings.
Yes. Some examples include failure to protect inmates, unnecessary force, unfair detainment and medical neglect.
Yes. Discrimination against an employee based on factors like age, race, gender, disability, religion or national origin could form the basis of civil rights litigation.