Minio-Paluello v The Commissioner of Police of The Metropolis: QBD 16 Dec 2011

The Claimant sought damages for assault (or battery) and/or in negligence arising out of serious injuries which she suffered in the course of a pro-Palestinian demonstration. She was pulled up from the ground by a police officer with excessive force.
Held: She was entitled to damages for assault.

Eder J
[2011] EWHC 3411 (QB)
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedRobinson v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police SC 8-Feb-2018
Limits to Police Exemption from Liability
The claimant, an elderly lady was bowled over and injured when police were chasing a suspect through the streets. As they arrested him they fell over on top of her. She appealed against refusal of her claim in negligence.
Held: Her appeal . .

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Updated: 15 November 2021; Ref: scu.450077