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Personal injury compensation (296A/20)

Request

  1. For the last financial year 2019/2020 how much money was paid to officers and civilian staff of your force as compensation for personal injuries after they brought or threatened legal action against your force? (If possible please EXCLUDE the legal fees that may have been paid in these cases so that the answer is just the compensation received by the injured parties).

2. How many individual claims did this represent?

  1. For all payments in excess of £5,000 that were paid please state (i) the amount of compensation, (ii) the cost to the force of the legal fees associated with the case, (iii) if the employee was an officer, a PCSO or a member of civilian staff and (iv) a one sentence description of the nature of the claim.

Note this question relates to compensation claims paid in 2019/2020 irrespective of when the actual injury incident took place, or when the claim was lodged

Response

  1. For the last financial year 2019/2020 how much money was paid to officers and civilian staff of your force as compensation for personal injuries after they brought or threatened legal action against your force? (If possible please EXCLUDE the legal fees that may have been paid in these cases so that the answer is just the compensation received by the injured parties).

 

During the financial year 01.04.2019 through to 31.03.2020 a total sum of £199,414.30 has been paid out to officers and staff who submitted insurance claims for personal injury.

 

  1. How many individual claims did this represent?

 

This relates to a total of 9 claims.

 

  1. For all payments in excess of £5,000 that were paid please state (i) the amount of compensation, (ii) the cost to the force of the legal fees associated with the case, (iii) if the employee was an officer, a PCSO or a member of civilian staff and (iv) a one sentence description of the nature of the claim.

 

Status Amount of Compensation

Payment to employee

Legal Costs

Both Sides

DWP Payments Total Payments Accident Description
Officer £37,219.04 £36,314.80 £19,191.75 £92,725.59 Slip
Officer £37,219.04 £36,314.80 £19,191.75 £92,725.59 Defective equipment
Officer £41,340.43 £80,818.00 £14,286.75 £136,445.00 Injured during training
Officer £11,500.00 £4468.00 £665.00 £16,633.00 Fall

 

 

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