Former Police Officer Sues NSW Government for Negligence Causing PTSD

A former Brunswick Heads police officer has been granted permission start legal proceedings for negligence against the State of New South Wales for allegedly causing him to suffer chronic post traumatic stress disorder.

Eric Fleming joined the force in Sydney in 1995 after leaving his post as a submariner with the Royal Australian Navy and was transferred to Brunswick Heads in 2000.

He reported feelings of anxiety to a senior officer after attending a fatal crash on the Pacific Hwy in 2004.

Two years later, he was hit by a car while performing random breath tests on the same highway and suffered major injuries to his shoulder…

Read more in the Northern Star.

Source: www.northernstar.com.au


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