- Legal resources in plain English Home > Legal Definitions


v. a battery is unlawfully touching the person by an aggressor with an intention of hurting the person. Hence any injury caused in an angry, spiteful, rude or insolent manner, as by spitting in face, or touching in anger, or violent jostling are all batteries in the eye of the law. While assault can be an attempt, battery calls for necessary bodily harm. Home
About us | Contact us | Privacy | Terms of service

2004 - 2007 All rights reserved