Frog prank

December 17, 2012

  • 37 Assault and Battery
  • 37I Civil Liability
  • 37I(A) Acts Constituting Assault or Battery and Liability Therefor
  • 37k1 Nature and Elements of Assault and Battery
  • 37k3 k. Intent and malice.

37 Assault and BatteryWorkers’ placement of artificial frog in shell canister they knew would be opened by inspector did not constitute battery, absent proof they desired harmful or offensive contact with inspector or had knowledge that such contact would occur.
Bradley v. Morton Thiokol, Inc., 661 So.2d 691 (1995)
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