Municipal and Governmental Liability and Civil Rights

The attorneys at Barker, Castro & Steinback both defend and counsel individuals, organizations and municipalities and governmental entities in cases involving various issues and claims for liability. The attorneys at Barker, Castro & Steinback recognize that our clients are often targeted in matters involving premises and roadways, catastrophic injuries, and civil rights violations including but not limited to Section 1981 and 1983 claims alleging unlawful search and seizure, excessive force and due process violations alleging false arrest and imprisonment, assault and battery, failure to provide medical care and malicious prosecution. Relying upon their previous experience at the Corporation Counsel of the City of Chicago and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office, our attorneys have successfully defended both individuals and entities including police officers, villages, cities, counties, states, hospitals, security companies, medical groups, physicians and nurses.