Civil Right Federal Subsection 1983

Civil Right Federal Subsection 1983 Attorneys in Los Angeles

Helping Clients Correct Federal Injustices

At Hennig Kramer Ruiz & Singh, LLP, our lawyers are dedicated to the protection of civil rights, including outside of the employment context.

Under the Civil Rights Section 1983 of the federal Reconstruction Rights Act of the 1860s, anyone in the United States, the District of Columbia or territory has the right to seek redress under federal law for any violation of their civil rights. The relevant portion of the section reads as follows:

Every person who, under color of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia, subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress.

They’re Your Civil Rights. We Protect Them.

Our civil right federal subsection 1983 attorneys in Los Angeles take our responsibility to protect civil rights very seriously. We are proud of our successful case record, including winning significant compensation on behalf of clients who had been prohibited from speaking Spanish in the workplace.

Visit our Do I Have A Case? page to answer a few questions relating to your circumstances.

If the questionnaire indicates you may have a case against your employer, contact Hennig Kramer Ruiz & Singh, LLP for a free consultation. Se habla español.


We Don't Hide from the Fight

Our experienced trial attorneys will relentlessly battle in the courtroom to preserve your rights in the workplace. Contact us to schedule a free case evaluation.

Proven Track Record of Success

Case Results
    • Kamali v. State Of California Department Of Transportation $1.8 Million Judgment

      In a single-plaintiff disability failure to accommodate/discrimination claim, our firm obtained a judgment of $1.8 million.

    • Multi-Plaintiff Wage And Hour Case $330,000 Settlement

      $330,000 was recovered on behalf of our clients for failure to pay overtime and failure to provide proper meal and rest breaks.

    • National Origin Discrimination Case $500,000 Settlement

      The supervisors of an employee from Iran had made negative comments about Persians and later denied pay increases and promotional opportunities to a Persian employee.

    • Race/National Origin Discrimination And Harassment Case $1.1 Million Settlement

      A lawsuit was filed against the State of California after employees alleged less-than-favorable treatment by management.

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