Filing A Personal Injury Claim For Assault Or Battery

5 February 2019
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Assault and battery are both criminal offenses, but there is a key difference between the two. Assault refers to the act of making someone reasonably afraid of "imminent" offensive contact or harm, while battery is the act of making offensive contact with or inflicting harm on another person. What distinguishes the two is that someone can be charged with assault simply for making a threat that causes another person to be reasonably afraid of imminent harm. Read More