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I was assaulted by a midland county constable while he was

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I was assaulted by a midland county constable while he was in uniform. The entire incident was caught on my apartment's security camera. I did nothing to provoke this attack. Can I sue midland county for his actions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.
Hi - my name is ***** ***** I'll be glad to assist. Yes, you can sue the county for the actions of the constable under several grounds, including the excessive use of force and deprivation of rights under 42 USC 1983 (deprivation of civil rights), and possibly others depending on the facts of your case.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The assault took place on August of 2014. Is it to late to file?
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Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.
Generally, a notice of claim under the tort claims act must be made within 6 months of the incident. Here's a good link: http://www.joneslawyers.com/governmental-tort-liability-governmental-immunity-texas/
Here's another good link: http://kylelawfirm.com/texas-personal-injury-laws-part-1-limitations-and-caps/

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