BHV defends municipalities and individuals against claims for alleged violations of state and federal constitutional and civil rights and various tort claims.  We help cities, state and local police departments, and quasi-governmental agencies defend against a wide array of claims, such as excessive force, wrongful arrest, discrimination, sexual harassment, equal protection, wrongful discharge, and general negligence.   Our expertise in handling these cases, and intricate knowledge of the complex defenses and immunities that are available to such defendants, have yielded excellent results for our clients.  If you have any questions concerning civil rights or municipal claims, please contact Jason Bell or Matthew Hess.