Throughout the years, stories have developed of assault against patients who have undergone a general anesthetic. More often than not, these assaults and batteries are reprehensible and should lead to jail. On other occasions, these actions lead to monetary damages mostly because they aren't injurious, but, rather, are amusing - although in bad taste. These assaults may be the impetus for a Personal Injury claim. And, a lawyer may be best suited to help you determine what your claim may be worth.