Seattle, WA asked in Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for Washington

Q: I was assaulted by another customer in a restaurant and the customer was on drugs...do I have a case against them?

I did not know the customer he was just seated behind me and did that. I'm injured pretty bad in the face and the employees there were very rude to me after the incident for bleeding all over they're carpet. I feel this is wrong do I have a case here...and if I do...where do I start?

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Ali Shahrestani, Esq.

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A: You may have a case for intentional tort against your attacker and a case for negligence against the restaurant, and you can report the crime to the police as well. More details are necessary to provide a professional analysis of your issue. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney such as myself. You can read more about me, my credentials, awards, honors, testimonials, and media appearances/ publications on my law practice website, www.AliEsq.com. I practice law in CA, NY, MA, WA, and DC in the following areas of law: Business & Contracts, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Child Custody, and Education Law. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any Attorney-Client relationship.

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