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What happens if my Son got punched in the face and

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What happens if my Son got punched in the face and physically shaken by an older employee at work causing him to bash his head against a machine. No Blood small bruise.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Canada BC.

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Full time non union

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

No i just feel shaken by the report i heard

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Employment Law
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer. My name is ***** ***** I'm an attorney. Please note this site is general information for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. You might be offered a phone call, but you are under no obligation to accept; the phone call requests don’t come from me - they’re offered by the website - but if you do want a phone call I’d be happy to do that as well. I'll be happy to help you in any way I can.​ Your son needs to file a police report! Your son was assaulted at work and the police need to arrest the person who did it; at the very least they need to investigate!

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