Salt Lake City, UT asked in Criminal Law and Employment Law for Utah

Q: One of my employees was assaulted on the job by a customer. Can the company press charges on their behalf?

One of my drivers was assaulted by a customer on his delievery. The police told me that my company cannot press charges against the customer over the assualt against my employees. Is this true? I feel that the company can pursue legal action because they assaulted an asset of the company

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Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
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  • St. George, UT
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A: You would have to ask an employment law specialist this question.

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