Scott M. Kuboff, Esq.
Northeast Ohio Trial Attorney

ohio CIVIL ASSAULT ATTORNEY

Chardon Civil Assault Attorney

Scott M. Kuboff, Esq. is a Chardon Civil Assault Attorney with the law firm of Ibold & O'Brien who helps his clients receive fair and just compensation for injuries sustained from willful and malicious assaults and physical attacks. 

Ohio recognizes civil claims for assault and battery.   They are separate claims, however, often arise out of the same occurrence.    

  • An assault is an intentional tort where, without warning or provocation, someone intentionally, willfully, and maliciously offers, threatens, or attempts to harm or offensively touch you, without your authority or consent.   For example, if someone takes a swing at you but misses, he or she committed an assault.
  • A battery occurs where, without warning or provocation, someone intentionally, willfully, and maliciously contacts you, without your authority or consent.  For example, if someone takes a swing and connects, he or she committed the intentional tort of battery.  In other words, battery is completed assault.    

Scott represents battered victims throughout the State of Ohio in a number of circumstances:

  • Bar fights
  • Drunk driving accidents (31% of Ohio traffic fatalities are alcohol related)
  • Schoolyard fights
  • Security guard misconduct
  • Sexual abuse
  • Road rage

CHARDON CIVIL ASSAULT ATTORNEY SCOTT M. KUBOFF, ESQ. CAN HOLD PARENTS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MALICIOUS CONDUCT OF THEIR CHILDREN.

In Ohio, R.C. § 3109.10 imposes strict liability on the parents of a child who willfully and maliciously assaults another.   Strict liability imposes liability on an individual without the need to prove negligence or some other type of wrongful conduct.  Specifically, R.C. 3109.10 provides, in relevant part:

Any person is entitled to maintain an action to recover compensatory damages . . . in an amount not to exceed ten thousand dollars and costs of suit . . . from the parent of a child under the age of eighteen if the child willfully and maliciously assaults the person by a means or force likely to produce great bodily harm.

Scott's representation of battered victims is on a contingency basis, meaning you will pay NO ATTORNEYS FEES unless he recovers for you.  

IF YOU OR YOUR CHILD WAS HARMED BY THE MALICIOUS ASSAULT OR ATTACK OF ANOTHER CONTACT SCOTT M. KUBOFF, ESQ. A CHARDON CIVIL ASSAULT ATTORNEY TO RECEIVE FAIR AND JUST COMPENSATION.

If you have sustained an injury as a result of a willful and malicious assault and physical attack, contact Scott, a Chardon Civil Assault Attorney, for a no cost, no obligation consultation and case evaluation.

In 2015, Scott was selected as one of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys under 40 in the State of Ohio by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (NAOPIA).