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Police compensation lawyers


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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Mr Stephen Green of FOSTERS SOLICITORS in Norwich
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Stephen is a Partner at Fosters Solicitors and Head of their Personal Injury Department.  A Member and Senior Litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers he has been on the Law Society Personal Injury Panel since 1995. He... Read more
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
Mrs Nicola Hilton of JOHNSON & GAUNT in Banbury
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Iain Scott of HUGH JAMES in Cardiff
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Iain Scott is a Partner at Hugh James solicitors Cardiff. A Fellow of APIL he has in excess of 20 years experience in representing injured clients.He undertakes a broad range of high value claims including fatal accidents, accidents at work, asbestos... Read more

All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

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.