Personal Injury Law


Are punching and kicking the only acts that are regarded as battery?

No, battery is when someone acts intending to cause any harmful or offensive contact with another person. This would include spitting, throwing, and hitting someone with a water balloon or other object, kissing someone without their consent, or touching them in an inappropriate or unwelcome way.


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