Assault & Battery Florida Injury Lawyers



At Ehrlich & Naparstek, we are dedicated to providing exceptional legal services for personal injury and workers’ compensation cases in Florida. Our team of experienced attorneys is committed to advocating for justice and healing, ensuring that our clients receive the support they need to navigate the complexities of personal injury law. We pride ourselves on our ability to empower victims through expert legal support, helping them achieve the compensation and justice they deserve.

Confidence in Our Services

We understand the immense trust our clients place in us. Our commitment to excellence and dedication to achieving outstanding results have earned us a reputation as a leading personal injury law firm in Florida.

Empowering Victims Through Expert Legal Support

Our legal team is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive support to victims of personal injury. We guide our clients through every step of the legal process, ensuring they are informed and confident in their pursuit of justice.

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If you or a loved one has been injured, contact us to schedule a free consultation. We are available 24/7 to discuss your case and explore your legal options.


Assault, Battery, and Intentional Torts

Ehrlich & Naparstek specializes in handling cases of assault, battery, and other intentional torts in Florida. Our attorneys are dedicated to pursuing justice for victims and ensuring they receive the compensation they deserve.

Florida Assault, Battery, and Intentional Torts Attorney

Our attorneys specialize in handling cases of assault, battery, and other intentional torts in Florida. We understand the emotional and physical toll these incidents can have on victims and are dedicated to pursuing justice on their behalf.

The Intricacies of Assault and Battery in Florida

Assault and battery cases can be complex, often involving both criminal and civil components. Our legal team is well-versed in navigating these intricacies to ensure the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Is Assault and Battery One Charge or Two?

In Florida, assault and battery are considered separate charges. Assault refers to the threat of harm, while battery involves actual physical contact. Understanding the distinction is crucial for building a strong legal case.

Injuries Sustained from Assault and Battery

Victims of assault and battery can suffer a wide range of injuries, from minor bruises to severe physical and emotional trauma. Our team works tirelessly to ensure that victims receive the compensation they deserve for their suffering.

Criminal Liability for Assault and Battery in Florida

Criminal liability for assault and battery involves prosecution by the state. Our firm collaborates with criminal defense attorneys to provide comprehensive support for victims seeking justice through both criminal and civil avenues.

Civil Liability for Assault and Battery in Florida

Civil liability allows victims to pursue compensation for their injuries and losses. We help clients navigate the civil court system to hold perpetrators accountable and secure the financial restitution they need to recover.

Common Damages Awarded to Assault and Battery Victims

Damages awarded to victims of assault and battery can include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and punitive damages. Our attorneys are skilled in negotiating and litigating to maximize the compensation our clients receive.

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If you or a loved one has been a victim of assault or battery, contact us today to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney in Orlando. We are here to provide the support and guidance you need during this difficult time.

Legal Framework and Processes

Understanding the legal framework and processes involved in personal injury cases is essential for achieving successful outcomes. Our attorneys are experts in navigating these complexities to provide our clients with the best possible representation.

The Broader Spectrum of Intentional Torts

Intentional torts encompass a range of wrongful acts, including assault, battery, false imprisonment, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. Our attorneys have extensive experience handling these complex cases and achieving favorable outcomes for our clients.

Legal Principles and Judicial Precedents in Florida

Understanding the legal principles and judicial precedents that apply to personal injury cases in Florida is essential for building a strong case. Our attorneys stay up-to-date with the latest legal developments to provide our clients with the best possible representation.

Navigating the Legal Process for Intentional Torts

Navigating the legal process for intentional torts can be challenging. Our team is here to guide you through each step, from filing a complaint to negotiating settlements and, if necessary, going to trial.

Personal Injury FAQs

Important Personal Injury FAQs

We provide comprehensive answers to common questions about personal injury cases in Florida to help our clients understand their rights and the legal process.

Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims in Florida

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Florida is typically four years from the date of the injury. Learn more.

Determining Fault in Florida Auto Accidents

Fault in Florida auto accidents is determined based on evidence such as police reports, witness statements, and accident reconstruction. Learn more.

Florida’s Comparative Negligence Rule

Florida follows a comparative negligence rule, which means that compensation is based on the degree of fault of each party involved in the accident. Learn more.

Recoverable Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit in Florida

Damages in a personal injury lawsuit can include medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Learn more.

Typical Timeline for Settling a Personal Injury Case in Florida

The timeline for settling a personal injury case in Florida can vary, but most cases are resolved within a few months to a few years. Learn more.

Costs of Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Our firm works on a contingency fee basis, meaning you only pay if we win your case. Learn more.

Immediate Steps After an Accident in Florida

Immediately after an accident, it is important to seek medical attention, report the incident to the authorities, and contact a personal injury attorney. Learn more.

What If the Person Who Hit Me Doesn’t Have Insurance?

If the at-fault party doesn’t have insurance, you may still be able to recover damages through your own insurance policy or by filing a lawsuit. Learn more.

Proving Pain and Suffering in a Personal Injury Case

Proving pain and suffering requires documenting your injuries, medical treatments, and the impact on your daily life. Learn more.

Contact florida assault & battery lawyers

Contact us 24/7 at (772) 842-8822 (Stuart) or (561) 687-1717 (West Palm Beach) to schedule an appointment. Visit our office at 1330 SE Federal Hwy Stuart, FL 34994.

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Answers from Ehrlich & Naparstek Personal Injury Lawyers

Get answers to the most frequently asked questions about personal injury cases from Ehrlich & Naparstek Personal Injury Lawyers. Learn about your legal rights, the claims process, and how to handle insurance companies effectively.

What is considered assault and battery in Florida?

Assault involves an intentional threat by word or act to do violence to another person, creating a well-founded fear of imminent violence. Battery involves actually and intentionally touching or striking another person against their will or causing bodily harm. Learn more from the Florida Statutes.

What are the legal penalties for assault and battery in Florida?

Penalties vary based on the severity and circumstances, ranging from misdemeanors to felonies, with potential imprisonment and fines. Detailed information on penalties is available here.


How can I prove an assault and battery case in Florida?

Proving a case requires evidence of intentional threat or harm, witness testimonies, medical records, and any available surveillance footage. See guidelines from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

What should I do immediately after being assaulted?

Seek medical attention, report the incident to the police, gather evidence, and contact a personal injury lawyer. Find more steps from the Florida Department of Health.

Can I file a civil lawsuit for assault and battery in Florida?

Yes, victims can file a civil lawsuit seeking compensation for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. Learn about civil remedies here.

What is the statute of limitations for assault and battery claims in Florida?

The statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit is generally four years from the date of the incident. Review the Florida Statutes of Limitations.

Can self-defense be used as a legal defense in an assault case?

Yes, Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law allows individuals to use force in self-defense without the duty to retreat. Read more about the Stand Your Ground law.

How can I report an assault to the police in Florida?

Contact your local police department or sheriff's office. In emergencies, call 911. Find your local law enforcement agencies.

What types of compensation can I receive in an assault and battery lawsuit?

Compensation may include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and punitive damages. Get more details on compensation.

Do I need a lawyer to file an assault and battery claim in Florida?

While not required, having an experienced personal injury lawyer can greatly increase your chances of success. Find legal resources from the Florida Bar.

Can I file charges if the assault happened on private property?

Yes, assaults occurring on private property can still be prosecuted and lead to civil lawsuits. Learn more about property-related incidents.

What is the difference between aggravated assault and simple assault?

Aggravated assault involves using a deadly weapon without intent to kill or with an intent to commit a felony, while simple assault does not involve a weapon. Find the definitions here.

Can I press charges if the attacker is a minor?

Yes, minors can be charged with assault and battery, though they may be processed through the juvenile justice system. Learn more from the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice.

What role does the Florida Crime Victims' Compensation Program play in assault cases?

The program provides financial assistance to victims of violent crimes, including assault and battery. Explore the compensation program.

How does domestic violence relate to assault and battery charges?

Domestic violence includes assault and battery within a household or family and carries specific legal implications. Read more about domestic violence laws.



At Ehrlich & Naparstek, we offer comprehensive legal solutions across a broad spectrum of personal injury areas, ensuring our clients receive the dedicated and expert representation they deserve. Our seasoned attorneys are committed to championing the rights of injury victims and securing the compensation they are entitled to. Below is an overview of the key cities and each case type we service in Florida.

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Guidance from Ehrlich & Naparstek Personal Injury Lawyers

Discover valuable tips and insights from Ehrlich & Naparstek Personal Injury Lawyers to navigate the complexities of personal injury cases. Whether you’ve been in an accident or need advice on dealing with insurance companies, our expert guidance will help you protect your rights and make informed decisions. Contact us 24/7 at (772) 842-8822 (Stuart) or (561) 687-1717 (West Palm Beach) to schedule an appointment