Assault and Battery Attorneys | Romanucci & Blandin
Many people often use assault and battery interchangeably, but they are two separate offenses. Assault is a threat of harm that is combined with the conviction that the threat is real. There does not have to be any physical contact for it to be assault if the victim truly believes that the threat against them could be carried out. Battery is the unlawful touching of another person that was intentional and without legal justification for doing so. Victims do not need to be hurt in order to be considered battery. The victim only needs to have had physical contact that was without their consent.
Both assault and battery are criminal offenses that are punishable by imprisonment and both acts also fall under the intentional torts category, so victims can file a civil lawsuit to gain compensation for damages. RB Law has the Chicago personal injury attorneys who have vast experience handling intentional tort cases, including assault and battery cases.
Assault and battery offenses include:
- Altercations at sporting events
- Bar fights
- Domestic violence
- Police brutality
- Sexual assaults
If you feel that you have been a victim of assault or battery, our skilled assault and battery lawyers at RB Law are here to give you legal advice and help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact the Chicago intentional torts lawyers at Romanucci & Blandin for a free consultation if you or a family member has been a victim of assault or battery.
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If you have questions regarding your assault and battery case, contact us today for a free consultation at (312) 458-1000, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.