How much is my police claim worth?

One of the most common questions our team of specialist lawyers get asked is, “How much is my police claim worth?”

Because every claim against the police is different, the amount of compensation a claimant will be entitled to receive will vary from case to case. Our lawyers individually value each claim according to the individual facts of the case, and the impact that it has had on your life; physically, psychologically, and financially.

For many people making a police claim the motivation in bringing a claim is not to win compensation, but to seek public vindication. Although there is no legal obligation on the police to provide an apology, the police do sometimes offer an apology as part of a settlement of a legal case.

Where a compensation claim is made following an assault by a police officer, we can claim compensation for not only the injuries you have sustained (physical and psychiatric) but also your distress, misery, fear, humiliation, and indignation.

When the police claim being made is for ‘false imprisonment’ the award is designed to compensate you for your loss of liberty, discomfort and inconvenience, injury to dignity and loss of reputation. The crucial factor is generally the period of time that you were detained for and the damage this causes to your reputation.

If you contact our free helpline our team of specialists will assess how much your police claim is worth and give you an idea of the amount of money you can expect to receive if a claim is made.

Our lawyers will also be happy to explain how our No Win, No Fee funding scheme operates, and to answer any questions that you might have about legal costs or any other aspect of making a police compensation claim.

Simply call our freephone number 0333 888 0419 or alternatively send an email to us at [email protected]