Hartford Civil Rights Litigation Lawyers

At the law firm of Szilagyi & Daly, our experienced Hartford civil rights litigation attorneys have built a sterling reputation for efficiency and determination in aggressively defending civil rights claims throughout Connecticut.

Since 1993, our lawyers have defended clients facing accusations of many different civil rights violations, including:

  • Section 1983 actions
  • Police misconduct actions
  • Excessive use of force
  • Wrongful death
  • False arrest actions
  • Malicious prosecution actions
  • Failure to train actions
  • All types of civil rights defense work

We are also frequently consulted in matters of burden shifting, summary judgment and qualified immunity for public officials. In addition, our firm provides independent objective investigations for cities and towns facing allegations of wrongdoing, such as discrimination or misappropriation of funds.

Are You Facing Municipal Liability Litigation?

Szilagyi & Daly defends a number of public employees, entities and municipalities, including:

  • Public officials
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Cities and towns
  • State agencies
  • School districts
  • School boards and personnel

Our public entity defense lawyers handle a full range of issues on behalf of our clients, including street and road claims, civil rights actions, police and first responders' defense, municipal construction, public entity personal injury defense and property damage claims against public entities.

Talk With An Experienced Attorney In A Free Consultation

For more than 10 years, our firm served as general counsel to the Hartford Police Union, addressing claims connected to interpretation of the collective bargaining agreement and to shooting incidents involving duty officers. We also handle claims against law enforcement personal alleging excessive use of force, false arrest, wrongful death and more.

Contact Szilagyi & Daly for a detailed assessment of your legal position and potential exposure by calling 860-541-5502 or sending us an email. We will work hard to quickly formulate a winning strategy in your defense.