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I was assaulted by a postal employee on Tues 10/31. I filed

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I was assaulted by a postal employee on Tues 10/31. I filed a misconduct complaint against him today with the inspector general's office. I'd like to pursue a civil claim against him. The incident was outrageous and unnerving. Do I have any recourse?
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: Florida
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: Yes. I did an online complaint today
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: The incident happened at the main post office in daytona beach, and I called the police, so there is a report. The Mgr. requested that I be trespassed, so I cannot return to that site...
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Bill Attorney replied 1 month ago.

This is attorney Bill being of assistance. A civil action is separate to a criminal suit. Florida does allow a person to sue a person for damages following an assault.

Was there actual physical touching or was it a threat of harm ?

Attorney Bill