Unformatted text preview: plaintiff. The plaintiff was forced to back up against a wall and pull up his hands as self defense, in the apprehension of getting smacked. The defendant did not strike the plaintiff. The plaintiff was not harmed when the defendant simply walked past the plaintiff out of the room. Conclusion : Yes, the defendant is liable for assault against the plaintiff, because based on the physical manifestations (clenched fist, rapid approach, red beet face, popping veins, screaming, swearing and piercing eyes) of the defendant, the plaintiff backed up and prepared to be hit....
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- Spring '11
- Business Law, assault, Beet, Dr. Daniel Raess