Brooklyn, NY asked in Personal Injury for New York

Q: If a security from my building hit me , Can I sue

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Michael H. Joseph
Michael H. Joseph
Answered
  • White Plains, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Yes. Any unauthorized physical contact is a battery

Jeffrey Philip Miller agrees with this answer

Jeffrey Philip Miller
Jeffrey Philip Miller
Answered
  • Mineola, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Yes, you can sue. If you are seeking compensation for personal injuries, an attorney would need to know the extent of your injuries to determine whether a lawsuit is economically worthwhile (an attorney would likely not accept a case over a minor bruise, but would be more likely if there was a broken bone or a tear to a muscle). I strongly recommend that you consult with an experienced personal injury attorney to determine what your rights are and how to best proceed. Be sure to gather any relevant information you can obtain, including the address of the building, a description of the security personnel who hit you, and the name of the security company.

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