assault & battery


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Assault The unlawful placing of an individual in apprehension of immediate bodily harm without his/her consent
Battery The unlawful touching of another individual without his consent

assault & battery

Forensic medicine Assault The unlawful placing of an individual in apprehension of immediate bodily harm without his/her consent Battery The unlawful touching of another individual without his consent. See Malpractice, Negligence.