Police Liability Defense

Police Liability Orlando
Hilyard, Bogan and Palmer, P.A. has been representing law enforcement agencies throughout Florida for many years, including but not limited to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, the Orlando Police Department, the Winter Park Police Department, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office, the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office.

We are also approved as panel counsel for the Florida Sheriffs’ Self-Insurance Fund and its members, as well as many other smaller law enforcement agencies throughout Florida which become involved in the myriad of claims that may arise from law enforcement operations.

We are uniquely aware of the problems and concerns of the law enforcement community and our attorneys are highly skilled in the litigation of police liability claims.

Police Liability Defense Services

Hilyard, Bogan & Palmer, P.A has successfully defended law enforcement agencies and their officers in federal and state courts throughout Florida in cases involving allegations of:

Police Force


  • Excessive Use of Force
  • False Arrest
Vehicle Pursuit


  • Violation Of Civil Rights
  • Improper Vehicle Pursuits
  • Illegal Searches And Seizures
In Custody Death


  • Injuries From Use Of Electronic Weapons
  • Jail Related Litigation Arising From In-Custody Deaths

Our police liability practice helps our law enforcement clients reduce the risk of state and federal lawsuits while promoting the efficient handling of claims. Because of the long-standing relationships with governmental clients and the understanding of the special laws related to public entities, we are in a unique position to provide the best defense possible for our governmental clients.