Can I press charges against my boss for hitting me in the face at work? 4 Answers as of August 09, 2011

What can I do to my owner for hitting me in the face at work?

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Bernard Huff, Attorney/Mediator
Bernard Huff, Attorney/Mediator | Bernard Huff
More information needs to be disclosed. Who started the fight? If it was unprovoked and your boss's started it and you did not hit him, you may pursue criminal battery charges or sue your boss for battery, especially, if injuries resulted.
Answer Applies to: Indiana
Replied: 8/9/2011
Law Offices of Steven A. Fink
Law Offices of Steven A. Fink | Steven Alan Fink
You can sue them for assault. You can call the police and ask for charges to be brought against the boss. You can quit.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/9/2011
Law Offices of Sana Swe
Law Offices of Sana Swe | Sana Swe
You can file a police report, after which criminal charges may or may not be filed. In addition, you can file a civil lawsuit to recover for your injuries.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/9/2011
Rose, Senders & Bovarnick, LLC
Rose, Senders & Bovarnick, LLC | Paul S. Bovarnick
Bring criminal charges and then, following the disposition of the criminal charges, sue for assault.
Answer Applies to: Oregon
Replied: 8/8/2011
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