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My friend has been accused by a colleague of excessive physical

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My friend has been accused by a colleague of excessive physical assault to a vulnerable adult in their care.He went to her aid as he perceived she was at risk from client who has challenging behaviour and learning disability.He is now awaiting a summons and it is her perception of the situation verses his.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.

Thank you for your question . My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will try to help with this.

In order to give you an answer tailored to your circumstances, I will just need to ask you some preliminary questions so that I can consider your position from all angles.

-Could you explain your situation a little more?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Forjomo1972 Colleague was being held by the hands above her head by client and my friend asked if she needed help.She said yeah.So he went to steer client away to release his grip and in so doing client stumbled.My friend fell on top of him and client was about to hit him in face perceived! My friend held his arms across clients chest to avoid this and tried to get off him but friend has restricted elbow extension and took a little longer to get off client.Colleague said he pushed him to floor and used excessive restraint and that she didn,'t ask for assistance.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

FORJOMO1972 Have you receieved my response?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Yes, I'm not sure what you wanted know about this?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Could FORJMOO1972he be found guilty of assault even though he feels shed?al she has not told the truth.

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

FORJOMO1972 Would he be better to get his own barrister?

Expert:  Jo C. replied 4 years ago.
Is he charged with common assault?

What's her motivation to lie please?