assault and 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 and battery,

n bodily injury; encompasses an offense in which one person intimidates another into believing personal injury is imminent.
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Christopher Siegwald, 32, of Weehawken, New Jersey, charged with assault and battery on a police officer; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (car); speeding on Mass Pike; marked lanes violation; breakdown lane violation; driving without a license; held on $25,000 cash bail or $250,000 surety, continued to May 5.
Worcester, charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (hands) and assault and battery, continued to Sept.
Matthew Glover, 23, of 238 Berlin Road, Bolton, charged with assault and battery, breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, wanton destruction of property under $250, and trespassing, continued to July 17 on $1,000 cash bail.
Oliver was facing two counts each of reckless endangerment of a child and being an accessory, after the fact, to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in the district court.
which has made a concerted effort to fight such claims, has received favorable rulings recently on its assault and battery exclusions in policies held by defendants in negligent security litigation, according to articles appearing in Mealey's Litigation Report: Premises Liability.
Worcester, charged with assault and battery, disorderly conduct, and threatening to commit a crime (shoot up place), continued to March 31.
D'Araujo, 48, of Littleton, charged with assault and battery, continued to Nov.
Worcester, charged with armed robbery (gun) and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (beer bottle), continued to Oct.
Worcester, charged with assault and battery on family/household member, continued to Oct.
Milford, charged with three counts of statutory rape of a child, indecent assault and battery on a child under 14, and trespassing, continued to Sept.
Alberto Sierra was indicted on charges of kidnapping of a child, four counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (belt or knife), two counts of assault and battery, three counts of reckless endangerment of a child and single counts of indecent assault and battery on a child and assault and battery on a child causing injury.
2, charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (door) and assault and battery; continued to Oct.