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Police compensation lawyers near to sheffield


The police play an important role in keeping our society safe. They are granted special powers in order to protect us. The police are of course human and therefore prone to making mistakes like the rest of us. These mistakes can lead to people getting hurt and injured, or being wrongly arrested, when this happens the victim may be entitled to make a claim for compensation to help cover loss of income and suffering.

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Ms Odette Tovey of NORRIE WAITE & SLATER SOLICITORS in Sheffield
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I specialise in all aspects of personal injury claims including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, trips slips and falls, product liability, criminal Injury claims, Untraced and Uninsured driver claims, children's claims, negligent care... Read more
Mr Marc Turner of FAVELL SMITH & LAWSON SOLICITORS in Sheffield
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Marc Turner - Favell Smith and Lawson Solicitors - Northchurch Business Centre , 84 Queen Street,Sheffield.S1 2DW Contact tel number : 0114-272-4381 Email : Head of Personal Injury Department Qualified 1st August... Read more
Brain injury lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I qualified as a Solicitor in the Serious Injury team in Sheffield in September 2014. I work on cases involving catastrophic acquired brain injuries, multiple orthopaedic injuries and psychiatric injuries. I represent adults, adolescents and... Read more

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Types of claim against the police

  • Assaults whilst in detention
  • Wrongful arrest
  • False imprisonment
  • Malicious prosecution

Claim compensation from the police

If you have been injured by the police or feel the police have abused their powers in detaining you, it may be possible to make a claim for compensation. Only accredited lawyers specialising in claims against the police are listed on this page.

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.