Civil Rights Litigation

Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC has considerable experience in defending a variety of civil rights claims.  Our attorneys have defended numerous police officers as well as municipalities throughout Chicagoland.  We have represented the City of Chicago, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, the Village of Bellwood and the Town of Cicero.

We have handled cases alleging the following claims:

  • Wrongful Convictions
  • Police Shootings
  • False Arrests
  • Excessive Force
  • Wrongful Detention
  • Police Harassment
  • Equal Protection Violations
  • Due Process Violations
  • Failure to Provide Medical Attention
  • Monell Claims

Rock Fusco & Connelly, LLC attorneys are skilled at handling civil rights cases from inception through trial, and are well versed in current case law and court rulings.  Our attorneys can assist municipalities in assessing claims and negotiate settlements, if in the best interest of the municipality.  We can offer years of experience and knowledge in navigating this often difficult area of the law.