VIC Personal Injury from Police Dog Attack

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8 May 2015
Hi, I'm trying to find a lawyer to represent me in a personal injury claim after a police dog attacked me.. I've been told I have a good chance for the claim but need personal injury lawyers with no win no fee in Vic

Mike Rowedick

Active Member
29 September 2015
I have no legal education but I would think that if you were an innocent civilian and was attacked by a police dog then you may have a case. If you were being pursued by the police and were resisting or running away, then I think the police would claim that their dog (which is basically considered a member of the Police force) was acting within the law and it would never have happened if you had complied with any request to stop, stop running or stop resisting. Basically it would depend on the circumstances under which you were bitten.