Assault And Battery In Criminal Law

Would a case of assault and battery be considered a personal injury case or a criminal case?
Posted 1 year ago  | 
Criminal Defense
Criminal Defense

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Prateek Kumar
Advocate

In most situations, a case of assault and battery may be considered to be both a personal injury case as well as a criminal case. This is because assault and battery may have a criminal intent and hence may be considered to be a crime qualifying it to be a criminal case as well.