An assault consists of an apparent threat of bodily harm coupled with the ability to carry out the threat and includes three elements:
An unlawful threat to cause injury to another
Circumstances that create an apprehension of harm in the victim
The ability to carry out the act
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While an assault case is often considered a criminal act, if you have been a victim of an assault and have been injured or harmed due to the unlawful touching by a person, it’s also considered a personal injury. The Law Offices of Schoone, Leuck, Kelley, Pitts & Pitts S.C. will explain your rights under the law and help file your claim.
If you have been the victim of any of these, our attorneys may be able to attain compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills, mental and emotional distress, lost wages, scarring for disfigurement.
An assault is an act that includes the threat of harm with the ability to carry out the threat. A battery is the actual touching or striking of another person in attempt to commit harm.
Common assault and battery injuries include:
Assults at Taverns, Bars & Nightclubs
Assaults or Batteries in the Workplace
Unwanted or inappropriate touching, occuring on the job
Inappropriate physical contact by teachers toward students
Fights at Sporting Events