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Supervisor’s hugs, touching not assault and battery (access required)

Where an assistant store manager allegedly hugged or touched an employee 10 times over a three-month period, and kissed her when she returned to work after surgery, he lacked the intent required for assault and his conduct did not amount to battery. Background On May 10, 2019, Summer Sowash brought a two-count claim against defendants Marshalls of ...