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The Greenfield police broke my ribs in the waiting room of the ER at baystate greenfield. The hospital security is refusing to give me a copy of the video tape. Also the xray techs could not see the fractures for 3 weeks and they kept sending me home with no care even though I could barely walk or breathe

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Massachusetts

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I talked to the FBI and met with 2 agents in Springfield. I have the pictures of all 3 times I went for xrays.. it was the 3rd time when they saw the fractures. FBI told me they were turning it over to a civil rights agent but I haven't heard back from them yet

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Yes... the officer started assaulting me in the parking lot without any provocation from me at all while I was walking into the ER with another officer

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If the FBI is investigating, they would be able to get the hospital videos. To get them personally, you are going to have to subpoena the video from the hospital.

A subpoena is a court order. That means you would need to be before a judge to get him to sign it, which also means you must be involved in litigation. Alert the FBI to the fact that there would be a video. They can obtain it and may be willing to show it to you. Otherwise, you'd need to bring suit against the officers/Greenfield County. Once you appear before a judge you can get him to sign the subpoena for the video.

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