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If you have been charged with the crime of assault, you need to work with Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP to receive assistance from our well-respected personal injury lawyers. We have nearly 100 years of combined experience that can be used to protect the rights of our clients.

What is the crime of assault?

An assault is a crime where the victim fears for their safety due to threats or attempts of danger by another individual. This may be accompanied by the crime of battery which is a harmful, non-consensual touching. Commonly, these two occur together and may be simply called an assault.

As the victim of assault, it is your right to file criminal charges against the person who assaulted you. With the representation of an experienced assault victim attorney, you may also be able to file a civil lawsuit and recover monetary compensation for your injuries.

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Children, the elderly, and women are some of the many people who are at risk for assault. In some cases the victim may be assaulted by a person they know, such as a family member, friend, or neighbor. Many assaults are hate crimes against certain populations, including homeless, homosexual, and transgender people.

Assault comes in many forms, including:

  • Sexual – Forcing another person to engage in unwanted sexual acts, either by threats or force
  • Verbal – Threats of violence
  • Physical – Physical attack and infliction of pain

Recent Case Result:

  • $2,375,000 Recovered: Sexual assault case in which the defendant was a restaurant owner and employee.

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Property owners and operators are legally responsible for the maintenance of their property, and should provide all buildings with proper lighting and working locks. If an act of assault occurs on another person's property due to negligent maintenance the owner may be held liable for your injuries. If you were assaulted while on the property of another person, you may have a premises liability case in Norther California.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of an assault resulting in a physical injury, please contact an experienced San Jose assault victim attorney at Caputo & Van Der Walde LLP at (800) 900-0863. We are located in Campbell.

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