Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu

Category Archives: Assault

cleveland-1625471_1920

Thursday Night Fight between Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers

By Hawkins Spizman |

On November 14, an attack occurred against Steelers player, Mason Rudolph. Rudolph was attacked by Browns player Myles Garrett when Garrett tore off Rudolph’s helmet in anger and used it to smack Rudolph on the top of his head. There were eight seconds left in the game when the fight happened between the two,… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
fight-fist-hand-635356

What Elements Are Needed to Prove Assault?

By Hawkins Spizman |

You may feel overwhelmed and even frightened if you have been charged with assault in Georgia. As Atlanta assault defense attorneys, we represent clients who have been accused of this serious crime. We know that you may feel as if you have nowhere to turn and no one in your corner. That couldn’t be… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
action-athletes-ball-1618269

Why Aren’t On-Field Sports Brawls Considered Assault or Battery?

By Hawkins Spizman |

On-field brawls aren’t uncommon in professional or amateur sports. Football players take a few swings, baseball players charge the mound, and even hockey players throw down the gloves. Players are ejected and some suspended. While it’s certainly an expensive punishment for the players involved, it’s not exactly the same treatment anyone on a public… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
fist-1148029_1920

Civil vs. Criminal Assault and Battery Cases

By Hawkins Spizman |

Many people are familiar with the term “assault and battery,” and mistakenly interchange the two terms. The crimes are not one in the same as far as Georgia law is concerned. Assault and battery are separate crimes, and are further broken down into “simple” and “aggravated” offenses. The following is a brief description of… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

The Difference Between Assault and Battery

By Hawkins Spizman |

In Cobb County, like all other areas of Georgia, assault and battery are two separate crimes, despite many using the terms synonymously or in conjunction with one another, as in “assault and battery.” Either crime can be classified as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident. Simple Assault Simple… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
+