The United States Constitution protects the human and civil rights of every United States citizen. Similarly, the Ohio Constitution protects the rights of Ohioans. Unfortunately, we know that far too often people’s basic human and civil rights are violated by others in a position of power and authority. Just one violation of someone’s civil rights is one too many. At Burg Simpson we wholeheartedly believe that every individual deserves the utmost protection under the law, regardless of a person’s race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, religion, country of origin, or socio-economic background. We also believe that if your civil rights have been violated—whether by an employer, landlord, public restaurant or retail place, corporation, law enforcement official, or even by the government—you deserve to be compensated and recover damages.
Burg Simpson is a personal injury law firm representing individuals whose consumer, employment, and civil rights have been violated. Our office is located in Cincinnati, Ohio and primarily serves the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky areas, but we also have offices throughout the United States in Colorado, Wyoming, and Arizona. We represent individuals throughout the states of Ohio and Kentucky and from all over the country. We have represented clients in a variety of civil rights matters, including cases involving individuals who were unlawfully arrested and detained by the police, abused while in law enforcement custody, sexually harassed and discriminated against in the workplace, and other situations in which our clients’ civil rights were violated.
We treat each client as an individual. We review each case by assessing the alleged civil rights violation, the facts, the applicable law, the remedies available, and most importantly by listening to what our client wants. We listen to you. We understand that when your civil rights have been violated, it is a very personal matter that can be embarrassing, humiliating, physically harmful, and emotionally traumatizing in a way that only you may truly and fully understand. It is important to us that we listen to your concerns, counsel you on your rights, and determine the remedies that are available under local, state, and federal law.
If you believe your civil rights have been violated, please contact us. We may be able to help. We believe your civil rights should be held in the highest regard and deserve to be protected.
Examples of Civil Rights Violations:
- Police Misconduct and Abuse of Process
- Wrongful Shooting, Wrongful Use of Taser, and Excessive Force
- Unlawful Arrest and Detention
- Death While in Custody
- Prisoner Abuse
- Wrongful Imprisonment
- Right to Vote
- Right to Assembly and Freedom of Speech
- Right to Equality in Public Places/Public Accommodations
- Housing Discrimination
- Employment Discrimination
- Education Discrimination
- Equality in Public Accommodations
- Sexual Abuse and Harassment