Retired Falmouth law enforcement officers search for $800,000 in personal injuries from Malik Koval accused of capturing them

BARNSTABLE — The previous Falmouth law enforcement officers who were hurt in the line of duty in 2018 are suing the guy charged with capturing them and are seeking $800,000. 

Retired officers and Falmouth inhabitants Donald DeMiranda and Ryan Moore submitted the personal personal injury claim in Barnstable Outstanding Court on July 16 against Malik Koval and his family. They are trying to find $300,000 for lost wages and compensation and $500,000 for expected lost wages. 

Koval, who is going through 12 rates connected to the shooting of the officers, had a competency listening to Friday, where by he was considered knowledgeable to stand trial. A trial date experienced been tentatively scheduled for Nov. 15.

Paul Johnson, the law firm for DeMiranda and Moore, filed an amended complaint Thursday alleging battery and negligent statements against Koval, his mom, Kimberly Koval, and his brother, Marcus Maseda. Johnson did not return a request for remark.

On July 27, 2018, officers DeMiranda and Moore went to Malik Koval’s home at 2 Ashley Drive in Falmouth to look into reports that he was getting disorderly, in accordance to the criticism. When they arrived they saw Koval behaving erratically and speaking incoherently, the grievance states. He became additional agitated as the officers attempted to engage him. He ran about his lawn when the officers tried out to just take him into custody.