Archive for the 'Stroke victim' Category

UK – Lancashire Taser police officer told to say sorry (2014-03-27)

Posted on March 27 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: A mild rebuke for a serious offense! – A police officer who Tasered a partially-sighted stroke victim has been told to improve in his job and apologise to the man. After an Independent Police Complaints Commissioninvestigation. a police officer who Tasered a partially-sighted stroke victim has been told to improve in his […]

USA – Cerebrovascular accident (CVA) in association with a Taser-induced electrical injury (2013-11-30)

Posted on November 30 2013 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS :  Case study of a patient who had a stroke (cerebrovascular accident) after being tasered … raising the possibility of association between the electrical injury and the ischemic stroke.]] Emergency radiology, by Nicholas Bell, Matthew Moon, Peter Dross Abstract Various adverse outcomes related to the use of electrical weapons such as the […]

UK – Lancashire Blind man seeks compensation for police Taser mistake (2013-01-09)

Posted on January 9 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Colin Farmer, 63, a blind stroke victim has issued a compensation claim after he was shot in the back with a 50,000-volt Taser stun gun by a police officer who mistook his white stick for a samurai sword. He collapsed to the ground in shock and believed he might be dying from another […]