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An Experienced Attorney For Civil Claims After An Assault

Scott M. Kuboff, Esq. is a Chardon civil assault attorney with the law firm of Ibold & O’Brien. He helps his clients receive fair and just compensation for injuries sustained from willful and malicious assaults and physical attacks.

Ohio recognizes civil claims for assault and battery. They are separate claims, although they often arise out of the same occurrence.

  • An assault is an intentional tort where, without warning or provocation, someone intentionally, willfully and maliciously offers, threatens, or attempts to harm or offensively touch you, without your authority or consent. For example, if someone takes a swing at you but misses, he or she committed an assault.
  • A battery occurs where, without warning or provocation, someone intentionally, willfully, and maliciously contacts you without your authority or consent. For example, if someone takes a swing and connects, he or she commits the intentional tort of battery. In other words, the battery is a completed assault.

Scott represents battered victims throughout the state of Ohio in a number of circumstances, including injuries caused by the following:

  • Bar fights
  • Drunk driving accidents (31% of Ohio traffic fatalities are alcohol-related)
  • Schoolyard fights
  • Security guard misconduct
  • Sexual abuse
  • Road rage

Turn to a trusted and effective litigator after suffering injuries through an assault.

When Perpetrators Are Minors

Attorney Scott M. Kuboff, Esq. can hold parents responsible for the malicious conduct of their children. In Ohio, R.C. § 3109.10 imposes strict liability on the parents of a child who willfully and maliciously assaults another. Strict liability imposes liability on an individual without the need to prove negligence or some other type of wrongful conduct. Specifically, R.C. 3109.10 provides, in relevant part:

Any person is entitled to maintain an action to recover compensatory damages, in an amount not to exceed ten thousand dollars and costs of suit, from the parent of a child under the age of 18 if the child willfully and maliciously assaults the person by a means or force likely to produce great bodily harm.

Scott’s representation of battered victims is on a contingency basis, meaning you will pay no attorneys fees unless he recovers for you.

Get Advice If You Or Your Child Was Harmed Through An Assault Or Attack Of Another

Contact Scott M. Kuboff, Esq., a Chardon civil litigation handling assault cases, to bring a civil claim after an assault has injured you or your child. Get fair and just compensation. for the injuries, including compensation for pain and suffering.

If you have sustained an injury as a result of a willful and malicious assault and physical attack, contact Scott, a Chardon civil assault attorney, by email or by phone at 440-607-5228 for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation and case evaluation.