False Arrest Lawyer


A false arrest requires the help of a lawyer. The Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC, can help you prove that you have been maliciously prosecuted and resolve the case. Book a free case review with a false arrest lawyer today.

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[00:00:05.240] We have one of the leading cases on malicious prosecution. [00:00:07.520] We literally established some of the most favorable law for plaintiffs [00:00:10.080] in malicious prosecution. [00:00:12.000] You're entitled to compensation if you're falsely arrested. [00:00:15.360] If you're arrested without probable cause to believe you committed a crime. [00:00:18.440] Malicious prosecution is one step further. [00:00:20.920] If it goes beyond an arrest and you're actually prosecuted for a crime [00:00:24.360] or you sit in jail waiting for your day in court, [00:00:26.800] you're entitled to significant compensation for being prosecuted falsely. [00:00:31.800] To be able to show that you've [00:00:33.360] been maliciously prosecuted, we need to be able to show [00:00:35.480] that the prosecution was initiated without probable cause [00:00:39.640] to believe it could succeed, [00:00:40.920] and that the case was resolved in your favor. [00:00:43.720] In a false arrest case, you need a lawyer who is experienced [00:00:46.840] and knows the nuances in this particular area of law. [00:00:50.040] The defendants in these kind of cases claim the benefit of what's called [00:00:52.880] qualified immunity, which means they are not liable for good-faith mistakes. [00:00:57.600] Our attorneys know how to [00:01:01.000] take aggressive depositions, get the truth out of these law officers, [00:01:04.080] and show inconsistencies to show they were lying, that they made things up, [00:01:07.760] that they didn't document things, that they left out key pieces of evidence [00:01:12.440] that shows you weren't guilty of a crime [00:01:14.200] where there was no reasonable cause [00:01:15.720] or probable cause to believe you committed a crime. [00:01:17.640] Our firm has extensive experience [00:01:19.120] in handling false arrest and malicious prosecution cases. [00:01:22.400] We literally set the standard in one of the key cases we handled [00:01:25.760] before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, [00:01:27.840] which affirmed a multi-million dollar judgment against the Bronx detectives [00:01:32.640] who charged someone for murder. [00:01:35.400] We've handled cases on behalf of exonerese [00:01:38.200] who have spent years in jail for crimes they didn't commit. [00:01:41.200] And this is a very nuanced area of law. [00:01:43.280] The attorneys who represent municipalities, [00:01:45.480] use their story to say there was probable cause, [00:01:47.920] and you need an attorney who has experience in poking holes [00:01:50.800] at their statements and showing the evidence that they hid from the DA [00:01:54.880] or the things they didn't tell the DA. [00:01:57.040] You need attorneys who know how the police work and can uncover [00:02:02.760] the little pieces of truth that they try to hide.

The Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC

Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC

The Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC, has been helping injured victims recover compensation for their injuries for over a decade. Our attorneys are members of several prestigious organizations, including: 

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • New York County Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association

To request your free initial consultation with our team, call our New York City office at (212) 858-0503 or our White Plains office at (914) 574-8330. You can also request a case review online.

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