What steps should be taken if my fiance and 2 friends were assaulted by the security staff at a bar/nightclub?

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What steps should be taken if my fiance and 2 friends were assaulted by the security staff at a bar/nightclub?

The security staff had them handcuffed and were posing as police officers. They pepper sprayed them, beat them with the club, and kneed them all while they were handcuffed. We feel this was completely uncalled for. Are we able to sue the nightclub for something like this?

Asked on December 3, 2013 under Personal Injury, Texas

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Given the outrageous conduct that you have written about you and your friends should first file a police report against the nightclub and those that assaulted you. Adrerwards, you should consult with a personal injury attorney in the county where the assault and battery occurred. Competent personal inury attorneys that represent plaintiffs can fe found on attorneypages.com.


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