Philadelphia False Arrest Lawyers

Representing victims of false arrest

Patrick G. Geckle LLC represents clients in eastern and central Pennsylvania who are subjected to false arrest. In instances where individuals are arrested in retaliation for exercising their First Amendment rights of speech, their civil rights are being violated. Mouthing off to a police officer is NOT a crime. If you were arrested for mouthing off, your civil rights have been violated, and you have a case.

If you are the victim of false arrest or unlawful detention or confinement, you may be entitled to compensation. A civil demand for compensation on a false arrest claim requires you to hire a civil rights lawyer to file a civil rights violation claim on your behalf. This claim can be filed at the state or federal court level.  An experienced false arrest attorney can advise on the best course of action.

If you can show that the police officer was malicious, you may be entitled to punitive damages, resulting in increased compensation. False arrests often occur as a result of racial profiling.  That means that someone who has not done anything wrong is singled out because he or she is a member of a certain racial or ethnic group. Again, that is against the law and a violation of civil rights.

If you have been a victim of false arrest, you should have your case reviewed by a Philadelphia civil rights attorney at Patrick G. Geckle LLC who can advise you about your legal options.

Protecting your rights one case at a time

If you or a member of your family has been the victim of false arrest or another form of police misconduct, call us at 215-735-3326, toll free at 800-555-7780 or contact us online to discuss your case. We aggressively represent our clients in courts throughout the region, including Philadelphia, Bucks County, Chester County, Montgomery County and Delaware County. All consultations are free of charge, and you are under no obligation to take your case further. Cases are handled on a contingency basis. Over the years we have helped many people in the same situation as you. Talk with us about how we can help you, too.

Our office is conveniently located in downtown Philadelphia, where it is easily accessible by car, bus or suburban commuter train. For those traveling by car, we offer free parking. Those traveling by public transportation can take the Walnut Street bus or Suburban Commuter Train. Our offices are on the bus route and just one block from the train station.