Lost Star Matthew Fox allegedly assaults bus driverTMZ reports that Matthew Fox, best known of his role on Lost, was arrested early Monday Morning after allegedly punching a woman after attempting to board a Cleveland bus. The woman, a bus driver, was injured after telling Fox that he could not board the party bus because he was intoxicated and he was not on the guest list.
Fox punched the driver in the stomach and the chest, but the woman retaliated punching Fox in the mouth. Reports indicate that the driver did not suffer serious injury, although she did have to seek medical attention for her injured hand.
An off-duty police officer was at the scene and Fox was handcuffed, questioned by police but later released without being formally charged with assault and battery.
The driver has made statements since the altercation that she does not plan to allow Fox to get away with anything, regardless of whether or not he is a celebrity.
Filing a Personal Injury Claim
Personal injuries can happen at any time. If you have been injured in a personal injury, taking immediate action can ensure that you do not lose the opportunity to file an injury claim and receive compensation or payment for your loss.
Keep in mind, regardless of whether or not Matthew Fox is ever found guilty of assault and battery at a criminal trial, the driver in this incident may be able to file a civil claim and receive compensation for any injuries she has suffered. Civil claims generally do not require as high a burden of proof as a criminal charge.
How much is a personal injury claim worth?
Past, current and future medical costs
Past and future lost income
Cost of hiring help to perform tasks that you are no longer able to perform
Permanent disfigurement or disability expenses
Pain and suffering
Any other costs directly related to your injury
Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer
Due to the variances in state laws regarding personal injury, it is always a good idea to contact a personal injury lawyer in your state who is familiar with filing a personal injury claim.