The police have a special role in society to enforce the law and protect us, but they are not above the law. In certain instances they can overstep their boundaries and legal powers, causing personal injury to a member of the public.
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Instances when this might happen include:
If you have suffered personal injury as a result of an incident with a police officer it’s vital that you contact personal injury solicitors with experience in this area of the law.
Making a claim against the police can be an extremely daunting prospect, so if you feel you are eligible for compensation contact an experienced team of solicitors immediately. They will take into account all the elements of the incident and advise you whether you have a valid claim and the best course of action.
In many cases, they may be able to act for you on a no win, no fee basis.
If your personal injury compensation claim is successful the following damages could potentially be awarded:
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The amount of damages awarded will depend upon the particular circumstances of your case.
If you are unable to pursue a personal injury claim, a claim may be able to be brought to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority where injuries have been suffered as a result of a crime of violence, for example where you have been deliberately assaulted
These types of claim must be made within 2 years of the incident. The amount of compensation awarded by the authority will be determined according to a Tariff Scheme and is assessed according to the injuries sustained.
If would like to learn more about making a compensation claim against the police, contact our experts today. Call our team on 0800 808 9740 or contact us online to arrange a free, no-obligation conversation.
We’ll talk through the details of your claim over the phone, and then advise further!
If we think you’ve got a valid claim, we’ll take care of everything else – quick & easy!